CFP: Social Visibility (deadline: Oct. 1, 2020)

Special issue of Philosophical Topics Guest editors: Matthew Congdon and Alice Crary If we are to register and respond rightly to conditions of suffering and injustice, these conditions must be visible. Unjust circumstances, and those harmed by them, must appear worthy of attention and practical response, so that they are taken to issue in intelligible and […]

CFA: Post-Truth: Perspectives, Strategies, Prospects, KU Leuven, Jan. 16-17, 2020 (deadline: Aug. 20, 2019)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS Post-Truth: Perspectives, Strategies, Prospects (An interdisciplinary conference at KU Leuven, Belgium) January 16-17, 2020 Keynote speakers: Stephan Lewandowsky (University of Bristol) Maria Mäkelä (Tampere University) Jason Reifler (University of Exeter) Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University) Following the Brexit referendum and the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States, the Oxford English Dictionary […]

Racial Emancipation by Charles W. Mills

Racial Emancipation by Charles W. Mills Presented in the session “Emancipatory Knowledge,” Emancipation Conference, Technical University Berlin, May 26, 2018 For a European audience in general, and perhaps for a German audience in particular, my title may seem strange. What does “race” have to do with emancipation, or knowledge, or indeed anything? Isn’t “race” a […]

CFP: Contested Identities: Critical Conceptualisations of the Human, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Nov. 22-23, 2019 (deadline: Sept. 7, 2019)

The South African Society for Critical Theory (SASCT) invites abstract submissions of up to 500 words for its 3rd Annual Conference which will take place at the Howard College Campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, from the 22nd to the 23rd of November 2019. SASCT invites papers which address the vexed notion of the “human” in the contemporary […]

Perfect You

I still can’t decide which is better: a book of feminist philosophy, such as Kate Manne’s Down Girl (2018), that disregards disability almost entirely, or a book of feminist philosophy, such as Heather Widdows’s Perfect Me (2018), that seems to add disability to its analysis as an afterthought and does so in a way that […]