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, […]