Matters of Moral Taste

according to Rudy’s Strawsonian model of responsibility, there are matters of moral and political TASTE, so that just as it does not make sense to ask whether pistachio deserved my distaste for it, so it is nonsense to ask whether someone deserves indignation or resentment

Nondisabled People Always Win the “Hunger Games” of Academic Publishing and Tenure

This year, only one department lists “disability studies” amongst its desired areas of specialization; namely, California Polytechnic State University’s AOS is “Technology Ethics, as related to Feminist Ethics and/or Disability Studies.” No department is looking for a specialist in critical disability theory or crip theory. Based on a keyword search, the word “disability” appears in […]

CFP: Wild Animal Ethics, St. Andrews, Sept. 24-25, 2020 (deadline: May 31, 2020)

The Senate Room, University of St. Andrews Organisers: Ben Sachs, Mara van der Lugt Confirmed Speakers Alasdair Cochrane (University of Sheffield) Julia Driver (University of Texas-Austin/University of St. Andrews) Molly Gardner (Bowling Green State University) Oscar Horta (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela) Josh Milburn (University of Sheffield) Mara van der Lugt (University of St. Andrews) […]

Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews August Gorman

Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the forty-eighth installment of Dialogues on Disability, the series of interviews that I’m 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 about […]

Dialogues on Disability on Wednesday, March 21, at 8 a.m. EST

“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 “The Dialogues on Disability platform … has been very helpful to me, especially at times where I did not feel I belong in the world of […]