Why Feminist Philosophy of Science? Thurs. Mar. 11, at 5 pm (CET) / 11 am (EST) / 8 am (PST)

Sharon Crasnow and Kristen Intemann, the editors of The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Philosophy of Science, to which I had the pleasure to contribute, will be this week’s speakers at the colloquium of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (Konrad-Lorenz-Institut für Evolutions- und Kognitionsforschung). This Zoom colloquium will revolve around questions that […]

Feminism, Social Justice, and AI Workshop and Special Journal Issue, Jul. 26-28, 2021 (deadline: Feb. 1, 2021)

This remote workshop and special journal issue invites philosophers to consider the connection between feminism, broadly construed, and AI. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has a profound effect on justice and well-being in individual, social, and global contexts. Policing, banking, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, human resources, and the arts are just a small sample of areas that deeply […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Laura Cupples

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

Routledge Handbook of Feminist Philosophy of Science

The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Philosophy of Science, edited by Sharon Crasnow and Kristen Intemann, will be out in November and can be pre-ordered at the book’s page now. My contribution to the collection is entitled “Naturalizing and Denaturalizing Impairment and Disability in Philosophy and Feminist Philosophy of Science.” The full table of contents appears […]

Underrepresented Philosophy of Science Scholars (UPSS) Initiative

Announcing the launch of the Philosophy of Science Association’s Underrepresented Philosophy of Science Scholars (UPSS) Initiative website: https://upss.philsci.org The Underrepresented Philosophy of Science Scholars Initiative aims to raise awareness about the problem of underrepresentation in the philosophy of science, design and implement programs to address this problem, mentor students and early career scholars from underrepresented groups, work […]

CFA: Philosophy of Race, University of Pennsylvania, Apr. 3-4, 2020 (deadline: Dec. 15, 2019)

The University of Pennsylvania chapter of MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) is pleased to announce our fifth annual philosophy conference: MAP-Penn: Philosophy of Race. In keeping with the aims of both MAP International and MAP-Penn, previous iterations of this conference have focused on Non-western philosophies, Global Feminisms, and Inclusive Pedagogies and Methodologies.  For this year’s conference, we […]

CFP: Science, Politics, and Philosophy, University of Cork, Dec. 6-7, 2019 (deadline: Oct. 1, 2019)

Irish Philosophical Society Annual Conference December 6-7, 2019 University College Cork, Cork (Ireland) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: October 1, 2019 CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION The Irish Philosophical Society’s Annual Conference invites abstracts on any paper related to philosophy of science, political philosophy, and the intersection between them. Part of the conference is dedicated to the subject of science […]

Some Notes on Dembroff on Hacking, Disability, and Kinds of People

This morning I quickly looked at Robin Dembroff’s “Real Talk on the Metaphysics of Gender,” which is forthcoming in a special issue of Philosophical Topics edited by Takaoka and Manne. In this post, I want to mention a few problems that I noticed on my first quick read of Dembroff’s article. I hope that if […]

CFP: Decolonise STEM: Resisting, Unlearning and Imagining, University College London, Oct. 5, 2019 (deadline: Aug. 17, 2019)

Keynote Speakers: Dr Arianne Shahvisi and Dr Christine (Xine) Yao We are pleased to announce the symposium – Decolonise STEM: Resisting, Unlearning and Imagining – taking place on Saturday October 5th 2019 at University College London, supported in part by the Department of Science and Technology Studies and the Wellcome Trust. We are welcoming applications for panellists to […]

Coming Soon to BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY!

Pittsburgh Summer Program 3, the third edition of a summer program for members of groups underrepresented in philosophy of science, has been in full swing all week and ends tomorrow. You can get a general overview of the Pitt Summer Program here. Next week, Edouard Machery, Director of the Center for Philosophy of Science at […]