Philosophy of Disability at the CPA

It occurred to me that readers and listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, especially readers and listeners of the blog who are members of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), might be interested in knowing what is planned for “Disabling Philosophy in the Canadian Context,” the symposium that I have organized for the upcoming meeting of the CPA […]

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 […]

Help Fund the Dialogues on Disability Series

From April 2015 to May 2021, I coordinated, edited, and produced the Dialogues on Disability series without any institutional or other financial support. A Patreon account now funds the series, enabling me to continue to create it. You can contribute your support for these vital interviews with disabled philosophers at the Dialogues on Disability Patreon […]

New Publication: Philosophies of Disability and the Global Pandemic, Special Issue of International Journal of Critical Diversity Studies – Open Access!

I am delighted that Philosophies of Disability and the Global Pandemic, the special issue of International Journal of Critical Diversity Studies that I guest edited, has (finally) been published! The issue (and journal) is open access. In addition to my introduction to the issue and my article on philosophy of disability; conceptual engineering; and the […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, January 19th, 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 “I’ve learned so much from Shelley Lynn Tremain’s Dialogues on Disability through the years (and found out about so much exciting work being done by disabled […]

Some of Our Favourite Posts of 2021

This post provides a retrospective of some of the most popular BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY posts from 2021. The Dialogues on Disability interviews for the year were also crowd favourites. You can find the archive of the Dialogues on Disability series interviews here. Each of the series interviews from the past year will be featured in the […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Raymond Aldred Redux

With Philosophy, Disability, and Social Change 2 just moments behind us, it has been a busy month for disabled philosophers. So, I decided that this month we should be reinvigorated with Raymond Aldred’s fabulous interview from December 2019. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________ Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the fifty-seventh installment of […]

Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) Underway

The pathbreaking Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 2 (#PhiDisSocCh2) conference is underway, with amazing presentations and discussions during the first two days. On Tuesday, the conference brought us Melinda Hall, Havi Carel, Desiree Valentine, Johnathan Flowers, and Maeve O’Donovan, addressing a range of issues and concerns with respect to disability and disabled philosophers, including disability […]