Max Scheler on the Phenomenology of Value

it is not that feeling that something is valuable gives un defeasible justification to believe that it has value; instead, the relation between feeling and value is not cognitive but constitutive: something is valuable because of how it feels (to us, obviously)

CFP: Phenomenology and Critique, Loyola University/Online, Nov. 4-6, 2022 (deadline: Jul. 15, 2022)

Phenomenology offers specific methods that disclose transcendental structures of experience which, in our everyday experience, are overlooked and presupposed. As such, it is understood to be a critical enterprise. Yet in recent years, there has been a ‘critical turn’ in phenomenology: phenomenology is also increasingly understood as a form of social critique capable of engaging, […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Adrian Ekizian Barton

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the eighty-second 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: Phenomenology and Its Worlds: Critical and Applied Phenomenologies, Villanova, Mar. 27-28, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

Featuring Keynote Addresses by Alia Al-Saji (McGill University) and Megan Craig (Stony Brook University) Phenomenology takes “the world” as one of its central themes. It is variously conceived as the intersubjective horizon of all experience, as the environment which surrounds and envelopes consciousness, and as the flesh into which bodies are interwoven. Yet, these conceptions are consistently interrogated by […]

CFP: Fourth Meeting of the Critical Genealogies Workshop, Richmond, Oct. 22-24, 2020 (deadline: Apr. 15, 2020)

The Fourth Meeting of the Critical Genealogies Workshop University of Richmond (Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.) October 23–24, 2020 (full days of sessions both Fri & Sat plus a reception on Oct 22) The Critical Genealogies Workshop offers a venue for presenting, discussing, and engaging genealogical work in progress. Workshop goals include thematizing and reflecting on larger questions of research […]

CFP: Modeling Critical Pedagogy, Boston College, Mar. 20-21, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 9, 2019)

Keynote Speakers Lisa Guenther (Queen’s University) Sean McGrath (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Modeling Critical Pedagogy The academic study of philosophy has always demanded rigorous theorization, including in more practically oriented subfields like ethical, social, and political philosophy. But in the face of impending environmental crises, pervasive social inequality, and growing economic disparity, scholars are called […]

CFP: Animal Ethics: Questioning the Orthodoxy (deadline: Sept. 30, 2019)

Guest editors: Herwig Grimm and Susana Monsó (Messerli Research Institute Vienna) It has become commonplace to refer to the success of animal ethics and the animal turn in philosophy. Since Singer and Regan published their ground-breaking works more than forty years ago, animal ethics has become an institutionalised field of research. This is mirrored in the appearance of entire journals, book series, text […]

CFP: Critically Sick: New Phenomenologies of Illness, Madness, and Disability (deadline: Oct. 15, 2019)

Special Issue of Puncta: Journal of Critical Phenomenology Guest editors: Emily R. Douglas (McGill University) and Corinne Lajoie (Penn State University) Puncta is seeking new work for a special issue on critical phenomenologies of sickness, madness, and disability. A cursory search for scholarly work explicitly addressing the intersections of phenomenology and mad and disability scholarship […]