Feminist Philosophy of Disability, Women’s History Month, and IWD

March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD). In recognition of these occasions, the University of Michigan Press has applied a discount to a number of its publications relevant to women and feminism, including to my book, Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability. My book, the manuscript of which won […]

CFP: Home: Sanctuary, Shelter, and Justice (deadline: Dec. 31, 2019)

Social Philosophy Today (SPT), a peer-reviewed forum for the philosophical discussion of contemporary social issues, is pleased to invite submissions for Volume 36 on the theme, Home: Sanctuary, Shelter, and Justice. We also welcome short “replies” to articles in the SPT archives. The deadline for submissions for volume 36 (2020) is December 31, 2019. The theme of Volume 36 […]

CFA: Post-Truth: Perspectives, Strategies, Prospects, KU Leuven, Jan. 16-17, 2020 (deadline: Aug. 20, 2019)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS Post-Truth: Perspectives, Strategies, Prospects (An interdisciplinary conference at KU Leuven, Belgium) January 16-17, 2020 Keynote speakers: Stephan Lewandowsky (University of Bristol) Maria Mäkelä (Tampere University) Jason Reifler (University of Exeter) Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm University) Following the Brexit referendum and the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States, the Oxford English Dictionary […]

Philosophy of Disability: Present and Future, No. 1

In my reply to commentators on Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability at the Pacific APA (previously posted on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY here), I wanted to accomplish a number of things. In addition to offering an exegesis of Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability and responses to critical remarks about the book that the various commentators […]

Review of Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy

The book review of Edwin Etieyibo’s Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy posted below originally appeared at Social Epistemology and Review and Reply Collective. The author of the review is Anke Graness. The full citation for the review is: Graness, Anke. “African Philosophy and History.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 7, no. 10 (2018): […]

CFA: 2nd Annual Political Epistemology Conference, Amsterdam, Dec. 13-14, 2019 (deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

Keynote speakers: Alessandra Tanesini (Cardiff), Hélène Landemore (Yale), and Lisa Herzog (TU Munich). Dates: December 13-14, 2019. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 September 2019. CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION Political epistemology is an emerging interdisciplinary area of research in which scholars come together to think about questions at the intersection of epistemology, political philosophy, and the social […]

CFP: Ethnobiology – Perspectives from History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (deadline: Jul. 20, 2019)

Issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, David Ludwig and Francisco Vergara-Silva (eds.) Ethnobiology is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biological and social sciences that studies knowledge systems and practices of Indigenous, traditional, and other local communities. The complexity of biological expertise beyond academia raises both theoretical and […]

MAP Bristol Conference: Postcolonial and Decolonial Reception of European Thought, University of Bristol, Jun. 6-7, 2019

Philosophers recently have become aware that there is a risk that Eurocentric biases in philosophical tradition may distort the scholarship of the broad academic theoretical work. To correct these biases — which have been critically denounced by the scholars from non-European continents — the postcolonial scholarship made an effort in deconstructing the European theoretical referents, […]