Bart Geurts’ Normative Pragmatics

According to Bart Geurt’s recent work, we, animals, use signals when we want others to behave in a certain way. Others, of course, need to also be motivated if we want them to do what we want. Thus, when we use signals we do not only express our desire to have others do something, but […]

My Philosophy Casting Call Interview

I was the first guest on the new Philosophy Casting Call podcast series hosted by Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril, a new contributor to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. You can listen to my interview with Élaina, which is entitled, “The State of Philosophy of Disabillity,” here or wherever you get your podcasts. Over the course of the interview, I talk […]

CFP: Feminist Perspectives on Moral Responsibility (Deadline: Oct. 30, 2022)

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on feminist approaches to moral responsibility guest edited by Michelle Ciurria. 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 […]

Philosophy Casting Call Podcast Teaser

Hello, all you lovely BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY readers! My name is Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril and I am the host of a new philosophy podcast that is dropping on 31 May 2021. As a disabled hapa woman philosopher, I wanted to use my love of the audio medium of podcasting to spotlight and amplify underrepresented philosophers. I am […]

A Patreon Account for Dialogues on Disability

With the vital encouragement of my friends, collleagues, and other supporters, and the crucial assistance of Alex Bryant, I am very pleased to announce the launch of a new Patreon account for the Dialogues on Disability interview series. The Dialogues on Disability Patreon page “welcome” below captures the motivation and rationale for the new Dialogues […]

Patreon and Dialogues on Disability (Updated)

UPDATE: The Dialogues on Disability Patreon page has now launched! You will find it here. In November, I told you that I was evicted. Many of you so very generously provided me with some financial assistance, with the guidance of my dear friend Susan Schweik who accepted aid for me through her Paypal account. Others […]