CFP: Special Issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on Feminist Approaches to Moral Responsibility (deadline: Oct. 30)

This is a call for papers for a special issue of Feminist Philosophy Quarterly on feminist approaches to moral responsibility. 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 issues and positions” (Garry, Khader, […]

The Online Accessibility Pledge and Feminist Philosophy Conferences

As the number of philosophers who have signed on to the Online Accessibility Pledge continues to grow, it is worth noting that few feminist philosophers have committed to the pledge. The reluctance or refusal of feminist philosophers to sign the pledge suggests that the structural and systemic character of the apparatus of disability remains largely […]

A Brief Review of Hay’s Think Like a Feminist

Yesterday marked International Women’s Day and thus my Twitter feed was replete with neoliberal corporate and other ableist governmental discourses about women’s achievements and goals to commemorate the occasion. Several tweets about disabled women by The Disability Justice Network of Ontario and other transformative organizations were a welcome reprieve from the onslaught of nondisabled feminist […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Mich Ciurria

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

Why Have (Feminist) Philosophers Ignored Nursing Home Incarceration?

My article “Philosophy of Disability, Conceptual Engineering, and the Nursing Home-Industrial-Complex” appears in the recently published special issue of International Journal of Critical Diversity Studies that I guest edited. The article is in partictular the culmination of research that I conducted on nursing homes and other so-called long-term care institutions from early 2000 to mid […]

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 […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, November 17th, 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 […]

Dea, Data, and the Disabling Canadian University

This post extends a thread about disability and data collection that I began in an earlier post (go here). I had intended to continue my consideration of APDA/Eric Schwitzgebel’s discussion about disability and the demographics of philosophy and of Shannon Dea’s discussion about disability and the post-pandemic university in Canada after I examined the fuller […]