Features of the methodology of analytic philosophy that, according to Tina Fernandes Botts, render it inadequate for work in critical philosophical work on race and racism can likewise be recognized in analytic philosophy of disability. My argument is that these features of analytic philosophy render it inadequate for the articulation of a conception of disability […]
Do (analytic) philosophers make bad activists?
The analytical and critical tools we develop as analytic philosophers can be very useful to activists when applied to ethical and political discourse.
Elizabeth Barnes’s Difference Principle and the Limitations of (Their) Analytic Philosophy of Disability
This post comprises excerpts from the chapter that I’m writing for The Oxford Handbook of Social Ontology, edited by Sally Haslanger, Brian Epstein, Hans Bernhard Schmid, and Stephanie Collins and forthcoming next year. In the chapter, I draw upon Tina Fernandes Botts’s work on the methodological differences between analytic philosophy and (so-called) Continental philosophy in […]
CFP: Sixth Conference of the Latin American Association for Analytic Philosophy, Santiago, Aug. 24-26, 2021 (deadline: Jan. 15, 2021)
INVITED SPEAKERS Susanna SiegelHarvard University Amalia AmayaUniversity of Edinburgh/UNAM David PapineauKing´s College London – City University of New York Graduate Center Diana PérezUniversidad de Buenos Aires – Conicet Andrés PáezUniversidad de Los Andes, Colombia Liza SkidelskyUniversidad de Buenos Aires, Conicet The Sixth ALFAn conference is designed to provide a forum for new work in any area of […]
The Fallacy of the Good Philosopher-Activist
Julinna Oxley’s article “How to Be a Good Philosopher-Activist” is the focus of a post over at Daily Nous. I hadn’t previously read Oxley’s article, so I’m glad that it’s showcased on the Daily Nous blog. Although I read the article quickly, I derived from doing so the impression that it’s timely, instructive, and provocative. […]
CFP: Analytic/Continental What? Dissolving the Philosophical Divide, CUNY Graduate Center, Apr. 2, 2020 (deadline: Jan. 25, 2020)
23rd Annual CUNY Graduate Student Philosophy ConferenceApril 2, 2020 @ The Graduate Center CUNY, New York City Conference email: firstname.lastname@example.org Keynote Speaker: Talia Mae Bettcher (California State University, Los Angeles) The 23rd Annual CUNY Graduate Student Philosophy Conference invites graduate students to submit their work engaging with philosophical topics and traditions that consider or bridge the […]