Quick Update on The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability

Here’s a quick update on the development of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability that I am editing, since some readers/listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY have asked about the status of this pathbreaking publication. My editor at Bloomsbury Publishers, Liza Thompson, and I agreed that October 1, 2022, will be the submission date for the […]

Disabled Philosophers/Philosophy of Disability at Congress 2022 (Updated)

As I noted in a previous post, I have organized a symposium on the theme “Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context” for the Canadian Philosophical Association meeting at the upcoming online Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The participants in the symposium will be: Alex Bryant, Amandine Catala, Emily R. Douglas, Isaac (YunQi) Jiang, […]

Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 3 #PhiDisSocCh3

It seems as if the Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 2 Conference took place only recently. But almost three months have gone by since the first day of that conference! I am currently editing and correcting the transcript for the videos of that conference which can be found here. Nevertheless, Jonathan Wolff and I have […]

Philosophy of Disability at the CPA

It occurred to me that readers and listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, especially readers and listeners of the blog who are members of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), might be interested in knowing what is planned for “Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context,” the symposium that I have organized for the upcoming meeting of the CPA […]

An Open Letter from Academics Regarding the Invasion of Wet’suwet’en Territory

An Open Letter from Academics Regarding the Invasion of Wet’suwet’en Territory In the midst of the worst climate emergency in the history of British Columbia (BC) – a reflection of the dangers of ongoing hydrocarbon dependence – the RCMP attacked and removed Wet’suwet’en land defenders opposing the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project (a […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2): Registration and Additional Information

A reminder that registration is now open for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2), the pathbreaking conference that takes place online December 7-10. The conference programme and additional information are copied below. Register for the conference here: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/events/philosophy-disability-and-social-change-2-conference The Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 online conference (#PhiDisSocCh2) will comprise 20 sessions of presentations […]

What Can We Know About Future Children? The Limits of Risk Assessment

On Friday, August 20 at 3pm EST, my wonderful co-coordinator of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, Melinda Hall, will deliver a presentation, organized by the Center for Dignity in Health Care for People with Disabilities, entitled “What Can We Know About Future Children? The Practical and Moral Limits of Risk Assessment in Reproduction.” The event will take place […]

List of Participants for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) Conference, University of Oxford Online, Dec. 7-10, 2021

Planning is already underway for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) which will take place December 7-10, 1-7pm GMT. This year’s conference promises to be as groundbreaking as last year’s conference and has expanded to include more presentations. This year’s conference, like last year’s, is technically supported and funded by the Blavatnik School of […]