Please enjoy my conversation with Black Jewish philosopher Jesi Taylor Cruz on waste colonialism, flourishing, and anti-colonial philosophy. You might notice the sounds of life, aka seagulls on my side and the hustle and bustle of New York and the coos of a small human on Jesi’s side. I hope this only adds to your […]
Hello everyone! I hope you are safe and ready for some more Philosophy Casting Call. You can listen to my interview with Soraj Hongladarom on your podcatcher of choice or by clicking this button: Or you can read the full transcript here: Please share this episode widely and tag me @philoCCpod on Instagram and Twitter!
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 […]
“In graduate school the classroom became a place I hated, yet a place where I struggled to claim and maintain the right to be an independent thinker. The university and the classroom began to feel more like a prison, a place of punishment and confinement rather than a place of promise and possibility” (bell hooks, Teaching […]
1. “Diet Culture is Unhealthy. It’s Also Immoral.” In a recent New York Times article, Kate Manne pointed out that philosophy has a body-shaming problem. She focused on fat-shaming, but one can extend her arguments to disability-shaming. Just as fat bodies are stigmatized, disciplined, and marginalized in philosophy, so are disabled bodies. Indeed, many of Manne’s claims […]
1. Neoliberal Resilience: A Genealogy Resilience is a popular but controversial and undertheorized concept. The best-known modern conceptualization of resilience emerged from child psychiatry and developmental psychology (John Bowlby’s 1960s attachment studies), but came to involve social psychology, counseling, clinical psychology, epidemiology, and other sciences (Vernon 2004). Still, there is no consensus on the definition […]
The goal:To reconcile the following claims in tension:Forgiveness must be granted, not earned (Jankélévitch, Calhoun)Unconditional forgiveness entails condonation (Murphy, Griswold) Premises:Forgiveness involves the overcoming or extinction of reactive attitudes of sanction (Cazares 2020)Reactive attitudes of sanction [RAS] come in degrees.How much RAS an agent is justified to hold is directly proportional to the severity of […]
It is good to ask whether your effort of social change have actually had any impact, i.e., whether some particular action or strategy are effective or we are just waisting our resources. We also want to avoid scam-philanthropical organisations which, unfortunately, are common enough.
Hurtado toma de Foucault la noción de dispositivo para dar cuenta del malinchismo. Tal y como yo lo entiendo, un dispositivo Foucoultiano es una serie de mecanismos que opera sobre lo simbólico para generar y/o mantener un orden de dominio por medio del control de aspectos de nuestra subjetividad. Dar el diagnóstico de un diapositivo implica, […]
In this season finale, Élaina interviews Kathryn Belle, founder of the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers, associate professor at Penn State University, and owner and director of La Belle Vie Coaching. They discuss Prof Belle’s work on philosophy of race and engaging with black feminist philosophical scholarship on Simone de Beauvoir’s “The Second Sex”. You […]