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 […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. EDT

“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 […]

PSA Prize in Philosophy of Science & Race (deadline: May 31, 2022)

The PSA Prize in Philosophy of Science & Race is awarded biennially by the Philosophy of Science Association for the best book, article, or chapter published in English that integrates philosophy of science with discussions of race, ethnicity, and/or racism. Eligible publications must be published within five years prior to the prize year/PSA meeting year. […]

CFP: Philosophy of Race Series (deadline: Jan. 1, 2023)

Call for Proposals: Monographs or Edited Volumes on the Philosophy of Race Vernon Press invites original monograph or edited volume proposals for inclusion in our newly created Philosophy of Race series.   The Philosophy of Race series is set to feature a broad range of publications that center upon the concept of race. The concept of […]

Is racism really that different from classism, ableism, etc?

They are all social system of group oppression, and this is no superficial ontological feature. Thus the question can be neither whether they are different or not, nor even how deep these differences go. The question has to be how useful is it to treat these systems together, and when it is good to separate them or treat them in smaller groups

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 […]

CFA: Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice, 15th Annual Meeting of philoSOPHIA, George Mason University/Online, Jun. 2-Jun. 4, 2022 (deadline: Feb. 1, 2022)

“Entangled Ecologies: the Climate of Justice” The 15th annual meeting of philoSOPHIA will run from the afternoon of Thursday June 2nd to the evening of Saturday June 4th 2022, at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Virtual Keynote Lectures: Tiffany King (University of Virginia); Catriona Sandilands (York University) In Person Keynote Speakers: Naisargi Dave (University of […]

A Response to the APDA Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy Based on Job Placement and Student Experience

In numerous posts at BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, I identify various factors that have, over a number of years, led to the current situation, racial homogeneity, overrepresentation of nondisabled white philosophers (cis women and men), hostility toward disabled philosophers, etc. in Canadian philosophy departments. Several of the Canadian disabled graduate students that I have interviewed in the […]