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 […]

Forthcoming Edited Collection on Philosophy of Disability

In a post at the end of 2020, I mentioned that early in 2021 I would send out invitations to a pathbreaking edited collection on philosophy of disability. The invitations have been sent out and confirmed; and I have assigned a title to the book. So, here are a few details that I can share […]

Philosophers and Letters of Opposition to Bill C-7

During the past year, I’ve written various posts about MAiD and Bill C-7 (for example, here), including a post about a letter that I wrote and sent to the Senate Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs in opposition to Bill C-7, proposed legislation that is currently under consideration in the Canadian Senate, having previously […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, July 15th, at 8 a.m. ET

“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 […]