The Disability Filibuster is Live!

The Disability Filibuster that I posted about on Sunday is now live. We were Zoom bombed twice shortly after we got started Monday evening and shut down temporarily. However, we were determined to resume as soon as the main organizers and media people at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), which has provided […]

Philosophy of Disability in a Disability Filibuster

An event is taking shape which I hope will be a significant intervention into Canadian politics with respect to disability in general and to Bill C-7 and MAiD in particular. The event, which is in the urgent planning stages, is intended to coincide with discussion of Bill C-7 in the Canadian House of Commons. Although […]

CFP: Philosophy and the Climate Crisis, Online, Jun. 11-12, 2021 (deadline: Oct. 31, 2020)

Climate change presents a major challenge for our time. It is expected to greatly increase global temperatures, “natural” disasters, political instability, war, disease, drought, and famine in this century. Its impacts are far-reaching and distributed unequally. In this conference, we aim to make progress toward addressing climate change, both by addressing the philosophical challenges it […]

Public Philosophy and Disabled Philosophers

The Public Philosophy Network, directed by Nancy McHugh, now publishes a weekly newsletter about philosophy events and actions taking place during a given week, with a special focus on public philosophy. Each week, the newsletter, edited by McHugh, will highlight a certain public philosophy event or endeavour. I’m delighted that the featured public philosophy in […]