Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar, Fall 2021 Schedule

CONCEPTUAL ENGINEERING ONLINE SEMINAR @ Arché Research Centre & University of ZurichFall Term 2021 *YouTube Channel “Conceptual Engineering”:  http://www.youtube.com/c/ConceptualEngineering* The Fall 2021 season of our Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar is starting in two weeks. The seminar is now co-organized by the Arché Research Centre at the University of St Andrews and the Department of Philosophy at the University […]

Disaster Ableism, Academic Freedom, and the Mystique of Bioethics

Today is the day on which presenters to the Philosophy, Disability and Social Change II conference in December will provide me with (among other information) the titles of and brief abstracts for their presentations at the conference. Thus I expect to receive some exciting emails throughout the day! Indeed, this year’s conference promises to be […]

Will the APA Committee on Disabled Philosophers in the Profession Save Me?

As you may have noticed, the American Philosophical Association (APA) has spread its wings and now organizes conferences in Canada. So far, three (maybe four) Pacific APA conferences have taken place in Vancouver and an Eastern Division conference, which was subsequently moved to another location due to the pandemic, had been scheduled to take place […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Isaac (YunQi) Jiang

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the seventy-seventh installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I am conducting with disabled philosophers and post to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY on the third Wednesday of each month. The series is designed to provide a public venue for discussion with disabled philosophers […]

CFP: Epistemic Injustices (deadline: Sept. 30, 2021/30 de septiembre, 2021)

Call for Papers Epistemic Injustices Estudios de Filosofía No 66, June-December 2022 Philosophy journal The concept of epistemic injustice has been a focus of interest in contemporary philosophical discussions. The conceptualization of epistemic injustice echoes the need to erase the apparent boundaries between epistemology and other areas of philosophy. This dialogue highlighted the connections between epistemic relations […]

La crítica filosófica de Guillermo Hurtado al malinchismo

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, […]

What Can We Know About Future Children? The Limits of Risk Assessment

On Friday, August 20 at 3pm EST, my wonderful co-coordinator of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, Melinda Hall, will deliver a presentation, organized by the Center for Dignity in Health Care for People with Disabilities, entitled “What Can We Know About Future Children? The Practical and Moral Limits of Risk Assessment in Reproduction.” The event will take place […]

CFP: Special Issue of Res Cogitans: The Philosophy of Aging (deadline: Sept. 15, 2021)

This special issue of Res Cogitans will present philosophical perspectives on aging and the life course. One central focus is vulnerability and imperfection. Elderly people are standardly categorized as vulnerable, but vulnerability tends to be understood in a narrowly biomedical way, rather than being seen as a part of life, conceived biographically and existentially and […]