Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 Conference (#PhiDisSocCh2), Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021 – Registration Now Open!

I am very happy to announce that registration is now open for the second iteration of the pathbreaking Philosophy, Disability and Social Change (#PhiDisSocCh2) conference! The conference is financially and technically supported by the Alfred Landecker Programme at the University of Oxford. This year’s conference builds upon the success of last year’s conference as an […]

Charles Mills (1951-2021)

Charles has died. He was a monumental figure in philosophy and a kind and generous friend to me. A devastating loss. The photo below was taken in Berlin during The Emancipation Conference weekend in May 2018. Charles and I ate breakfast together in the hotel restaurant on every day of the conference. Description of image […]

Ableist Language and the Politics of Peer Review in Philosophy

The CPA, APA, CSWIP, and other philosophy associations, as well as Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, Hypatia, and most other philosophy journals, do not use the ableist metaphor blind review in their CFPs due to my critiques of ableist language in posts at various philosophy blogs, in articles (here, for example), on Facebook, and elsewhere over the […]

Prelimnary Programme for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2), Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021

I have copied below the preliminary programme for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2). Registration for this outstanding online conference will open soon and additional details about the event are forthcoming. TUESDAY DECEMBER 7 13:00–13:05 Welcome and opening remarks Co-hosts: Jonathan Wolff (Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford) and Shelley L Tremain (BIOPOLITICAL […]

International Workshop on the Philosophy of LGBTQIA+ Rights, Vytautas Magnus University, Sept. 23, 2021

Venue: V. Putvinskio g. 23, room 414, Kaunas, Lithuania (Vytautas Magnus University) Time: September 23, 2021 (1 PM – 6 PM, local time) Event Announcement and Poster: https://www.facebook.com/events/161691899424352/ Conference Program: 13.00-13.05        Greetings from Professor Dr. John-Stewart Gordon and Dr. Mantas Davidavičius (Head of the VMU DP Philosophy) 13.05-14.05        LGBT+ Rights from a Theological Point of View, W1 […]

Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar, Fall 2021 Schedule

CONCEPTUAL ENGINEERING ONLINE SEMINAR @ Arché Research Centre & University of ZurichFall Term 2021 *YouTube Channel “Conceptual Engineering”:  http://www.youtube.com/c/ConceptualEngineering* The Fall 2021 season of our Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar is starting in two weeks. The seminar is now co-organized by the Arché Research Centre at the University of St Andrews and the Department of Philosophy at the University […]

Disaster Ableism, Academic Freedom, and the Mystique of Bioethics

Today is the day on which presenters to the Philosophy, Disability and Social Change II conference in December will provide me with (among other information) the titles of and brief abstracts for their presentations at the conference. Thus I expect to receive some exciting emails throughout the day! Indeed, this year’s conference promises to be […]