Happy New Year and a Surprise About the Bloomsbury Collection!

Happy New Year. In several months, The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability, which I have edited and anthologized, will be released. I am tremendously pleased with the collection which comprises twenty-six bold chapters. The book promises to be a significant intervention in philosophy. To give you some idea of what to expect later this […]

Happy New Year! Is 2023 the Year for Non-linear Time?

Kinship Time I’ve been seeing a lot of progress reports on social media. In light of this, let me remind you that linear time is a social construct. You do not need to live up to a productivity schedule that follows a linear timeline. Indigenous philosopher Kyle Whyte of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation writes that […]

In Memoriam: Kathryn (a.k.a. Kate) Pauly Morgan 1943-2022

I was very sad and surprised to read about the recent death (September 16, 2022) of Kathryn Pauly Morgan, Professor Emerita and long-time member of the Philosophy Department at University of Toronto. Kathryn–Kate–was a huge influence on me during my doctoral years at York University, especially when I took her feminist theory course at U […]

Guerrero and the Effects of Claims About “Ignorance” for Change in Philosophy

Over at Daily Nous, Alexander Guerrero has written a very instructive guest post that provocatively builds upon interventions that, in the past, he has made about the eurocentrism, ethnocentrism, and Anglo-American concentration of philosophy curricula. Guerrero’s post is both informative and challenging, providing recommendations and advice to philosophers about how they can expand the purview […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Andrea Pitts

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

Disabled Philosophers/Philosophy of Disability at Congress 2022 (Updated)

As I noted in a previous post, I have organized a symposium on the theme “Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context” for the Canadian Philosophical Association meeting at the upcoming online Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The participants in the symposium will be: Alex Bryant, Amandine Catala, Emily R. Douglas, Isaac (YunQi) Jiang, […]

Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 3 #PhiDisSocCh3

It seems as if the Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 2 Conference took place only recently. But almost three months have gone by since the first day of that conference! I am currently editing and correcting the transcript for the videos of that conference which can be found here. Nevertheless, Jonathan Wolff and I have […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2): Registration and Additional Information

A reminder that registration is now open for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2), the pathbreaking conference that takes place online December 7-10. The conference programme and additional information are copied below. Register for the conference here: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/events/philosophy-disability-and-social-change-2-conference The Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 online conference (#PhiDisSocCh2) will comprise 20 sessions of presentations […]

CFP: Feminist Perspectives on Moral Responsibility (deadline: Apr. 30, 2022)

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on feminist approaches to moral responsibility guest edited by Michelle Ciurria. Feminist philosophy provides unique insight into the ontology, epistemology, psychology, pragmatics, and politics of responsibility. Unlike mainstream philosophy, feminist philosophy “originated in feminist politics and… included from the start discussion of feminist political […]