CFP: Special Issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on Feminist Approaches to Moral Responsibility (deadline: Oct. 30)

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on feminist approaches to moral responsibility. Feminist philosophy provides unique insight into the ontology, epistemology, psychology, pragmatics, and politics of responsibility. Unlike mainstream philosophy, feminist philosophy “originated in feminist politics and… included from the start discussion of feminist political issues and positions” (Garry, Khader, […]

Online Symposium on An Intersectional Feminist Theory of Moral Responsibility 

Readers of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY may be interested in the online symposium of my book, An Intersectional Feminist Theory of Moral Responsibility. This week’s exchange between me and fellow disabled philosopher Sofia Jeppsson focuses on the relationship between responsibility, disability, and oppression. What follows is a brief summary of my book by Ryan Lake, followed by highlights of my conversation with […]

Philosophy Casting Call podcast: s02e06 A Transformative Practice w/Jimena Solé

In this season finale, Élaina interviews Jimena Solé, a professor of philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires. Jimena talks about her dislike of school growing up, her discovery of Spinoza, and why she believes that philosophising in Argentina and South America can be a transformative decolonial practice. The first half of the episode focuses […]

Schliesser on Tremain on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability

Over at Digressions & Impressions, Eric Schliesser has written a critical commentary on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability that might interest some of you. The post also draws attention to In the Shadow of Justice by Kat Forrester. The title of the post indicates that it is the first part of Schliesser’s discussion of […]

Philosophy Casting Call s02e04: Relational Aesthetic Subjectivities w/Judith-Frederike Popp

In this episode, Élaina interviews Dr Judith-Frederike Popp, a post-doctoral researcher in philosophical aesthetics at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt’s Faculty of Design. They address, among other things, topics of theory-practice interdisciplinarity, what it means to be a relation subject, and the aesthetic agency of online influencers. You can register for “Taking Sides: Design […]

Philosophy Casting Call s02e03: Pedagogies of Resistance w/Danna Aduna

In this episode, Danna Aduna, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of the Philippines: Baguio, tells Élaina why she no longer wants to teach male philosophers and how she gets creative with assigned syllabi by experimenting with different ways of running her classrooms. Content note: This episode contains non-graphic discussions of sexual harassment, sexual […]

Social Ontology is Ontology

Social ontology is ontology. This might seem too much a truism to be worth stating, but its consequences are far-reaching. On the one hand, its methodology is completely on a par with other fields of ontology, like the ontology of abstract objects, midsize objects, the mind, etc. The consensual methodology in these fields is to […]