CFP: Feminist Theory and Science: The Inspiring and Tangled Relationship, University of Porto, Oct. 24-26, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 20, 2019)

Special Symposium on Feminisms in Science The list of suggested topics to explore includes (but is not limited to): Feminist thought as a vehicle of interdisciplinarity in the reflection on science Feminist approaches as an important factor in reshaping the contemporary philosophy, sociology, and the history of science Have feminisms changed science due to their […]

CFP: Conference on Food, Art, and Philosophy, UNAM, Mexico City, Oct. 3-4, 2019 (deadline: May 31, 2019)

Keynote Speakers: Dr Axel Barceló (UNAM), Prof. Ophelia Deroy (Munich), Dr Eileen John (Warwick), Prof. Mohan Matthen (Toronto) Conference organizers: Paloma Atencia-Linares (UNAM) and Aaron Meskin (Leeds/Georgia) The deadline for submission of extended abstracts (1500 words) is 31st May 2019. General topic of the conference: The philosophy of food is an emerging and distinctive area […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Richard Moore

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the forty-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 […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019, at 8 a.m. EST

“I have read almost all of your interviews and they are always wonderful. …  I am really looking forward to the next installment of Dialogues on Disability.” — Adrian Piper “The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of […]

Using Phineas Gage for Questions on Personal Identity and Other Topics in Philosophy of Mind, Experimental Philosophy, Cognitive Science, etc.

Philosophers generally take disabilities (plural) and impairments to be self-evident, natural, and politically neutral human characteristics or attributes that certain people possess and embody.  In recent years, however, a growing number of philosophers have challenged this view, consolidating an area of philosophy for which I coined the name “philosophy of disability.” Many philosophers of disability, […]