How soon/late should we worry about the concrete consequences of our theories?
la admiración no es sólo una aceptación o reconocimiento de excelencia, sino que también es algo que se siente de cierta manera y, lo que tal vez es mas importante, nos impulsa a imitar, apoyar, alabar, etc. a quien admiramos. En otras palabras, la admiración es una emoción,
International Conference and Graduate Workshops “Wittgenstein and Feminism: Ordinary Language Philosophy’s Contribution to Feminist Theory and Practice” Date: March 26th – 27th, 2021 Location: Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Keynotes: Caterina Botti (University of Rome — La Spienza, Italy) Alice Crary (New School for Social Research, New York, USA) Chon Tejedor (University of Valencia, Spain) Over […]
Entitlement is the social materialization of owing To be entitled to something is not the same as to be owed that thing, but there to be a default presupposition that that thing is owed to us. Consequently, entitlement is not a mental state (or at least, not an individual’s mental state;but some of us know […]
Everyone of us, non-Westerners, BIPOC, BAME, immigrants, disabled folks, women, etc. who has tried to develop a career in science, philosophy, art, literature or in academia in general knows well the loose-loose dilemma of having to decide whether to try to contribute to philosophy, science, art, whatever as it is already recognised in mainstream metropolitan […]
My article “Field Notes on the Naturalization and Denaturalization of Disability in (Feminist) Philosophy: What They Do and How They Do It” was published today in Feminist Philosophy Quarterly (vol. 6, no. 3, 2020). You can find my article here: https://ojs.lib.uwo.ca/index.php/fpq/article/view/9395/8720 The article seems especially pertinent this morning given the ongoing intransigent refusal of philosophers […]
Special Issue of Essays in Philosophy Migration and MobilityVolume 22, Number 1Issue Date: January 2021 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 1, 2020 General Editor: Ramona Ilea, Pacific UniversityIssue Editor: Alex Sager, Portland State University Essays in Philosophy is currently accepting submissions for a special issue called “Migration and Mobility.” For this issue, we seek articles on migration and […]
I have been very quiet lately online – I left Facebook and have taken a break from blogging for some time. It’s been the most difficult semester of my working life – not that this is different from anyone else’s situation (and in fact I’m better off than most, which I understand and appreciate). I […]
Modern philosophers such as Rene Descartes, William Amo, and Patricia Churchland, have all sought to unravel the mind-body dilemma in many ways. What is immediately noticeable is the fact that the salient perspectives of modern African philosophers like Kwasi Wiredu, Kwame Gyekye and Jonathan Chimakonam – are rarely engaged. Furthermore, the 21st century has seen the […]
I am so glad to announce that my entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on Critical Disability Theory was published today! I look forward to continual engagement on the topics within the entry and the responsibility and privilege of updating the work.