Amalia Amaya sobre la Admiración en la Moral

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,

Call For Applications: Wittgenstein and Feminism: Ordinary Language Philosophy’s Contribution to Feminist Theory and Practice, Paris, Mar. 26-27, 2021 (deadline: Dec. 1, 2020)

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 […]

What is entitlement?

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 […]

The Universalist/Localist Dilemma

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 […]

CFP: Migration and Mobility (deadline: Sept. 1, 2020)

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 […]

Teaching: COVID-19 Mini-Syllabus

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 […]

New entry in the SEP: Critical Disability Theory

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.