Remembering Charles Mills (Jan. 3, 1951-Sept. 20, 2021)

Charles was a monumental figure in philosophy and a kind and generous friend to me. A devastating loss the extent of which will deepen with time. The photo below was taken in Berlin during The Emancipation Conference weekend in May 2018. Description of image below: A group of philosophers sitting around a cloth-covered table in […]

CFP: Feminist Approaches to Moral Responsibility (deadline: April 30, 2023)

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 is inherently political and committed to social change. Feminist theory seeks to diagnose a range of interlocking […]

Eurocentrism, Philosophy, and Academic Excellence, SOAS/Online, Sept. 29, 2022, 4-6 (BST)

Second Lecture in the “Re-reading the Western Canon: New Perspectives on Ignored Problems” on September 29, 2022, 4-6 pm (BST) Amandine Catala (Associate Professor of Philosophy and Canada Research Chair on Epistemic Injustice and Agency Université du Québec à Montréal) will speak about: “Eurocentrism, Philosophy, and Academic Excellence” Register in advance at the link below: […]

Philosophy, Disability, and the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite what governments of the world with their bottom-Iines want us to believe, the pandemic rages on. The WHO reports that COVID-positivity rates have tripled across Europe in the past six weeks. Fifty-three countries in the European-Central Asian region reported nearly 3 million new cases last week, with nearly 3,000 deaths each of the last […]

CFP: Ethics and Race, Great Lakes Philosophy Conference, Online, Apr. 14-16, 2023 (deadline: Jan. 1, 2023)

Great Lakes Philosophy Conference Ethics and Race Dates: April 14-16, 2023 Location: Virtual, via Microsoft Teams Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Zack, Lehman College Deadline for Submissions: January 1st, 2023 Notification of Acceptance: January 15th, 2023 Any paper that relates to the theme of “Ethics and Race,” broadly construed, will be considered. Topics might include, but […]

Philosophy of Disability at philoSOPHIA (Online/George Mason University, Jun. 2-4)

The 15th annual philoSOPHIA conference “Entangled Ecologies: The Climate of Justice,” gets going online and in person at George Mason University tomorrow, Thursday, June 2, and runs until Saturday, June 4. You can still register for the conference. Information about registration and the full conference program are here. The program committee for this year’s philoSOPHIA conference […]

Speakers List for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 – #PhiDisSocCh3

As I indicated in an earlier post, plans are underway for Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), this year’s edition of the groundbreaking open access, online conference that I co-organize with Jonathan Wolff under the auspices of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 is […]

A Tribute to Charles Mills, University of Amsterdam, Jun. 16-17, 2022

The two-day symposium at the University of Amsterdam pays tribute to the work of Charles Mills, who died last autumn at the age of 70. He was supposed to hold the Spinoza Chair this year. Confirmed speakers include Karwan Fatah-Black (Leiden), Nancy Jouwe (Utrecht), Anya Topolski (Nijmegen), Wayne Modest (Amsterdam), Jamila Mascat (Utrecht), Naomi Zack […]

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 […]