Philosophy departments in Canada and elsewhere continue to exclude philosophers of disability, especially disabled philosophers of disability, posing real threats to our very lives, including our ability to afford safe shelter, our food security, and our unwillingness to succumb to MAiD. Thus, The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability is urgently needed; indeed, its publication […]
Advance Reviews of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability (expected date of publication, June 2023)
Dear Readers/Listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, As we head into the home stretch for the publication of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability, I would like to share with you advance reviews of the book in order to increase your anticipation for this crucial volume. The expected date of publication is June 2023; in other […]
Happy New Year and a Surprise About the Bloomsbury Collection!
Happy New Year. In several months, The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability, which I have edited and anthologized, will be released. I am tremendously pleased with the collection which comprises twenty-six bold chapters. The book promises to be a significant intervention in philosophy. To give you some idea of what to expect later this […]
Another Update on The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability
Some readers/listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY have asked about the upcoming publication of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability. The production process has remained roughly on schedule: the book will be out in the late Spring/early Summer. The contributions to the collection have been edited and revised. I am extremely pleased with the outcomes. I […]
Dialogues on Disability: Shelley Tremain Interviews Gen Eickers
Hello, I’m Shelley Tremain and I’d like to welcome you to the ninety-first 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 […]
Why Do Disability Bioethicists and Feminist Bioethicists Sustain the Status Quo of the Apparatus of Disability?
This past weekend, I wrote a comment on a Twitter thread according to which disability bioethicists extend the biopolitical normalization of the apparatus of disability rather than challenge it, sustaining the status quo. It would have been more astute for me to have written, as I have in a few places (including here), that disability […]
Quick Update on The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability
Here’s a quick update on the development of The Bloomsbury Guide to Philosophy of Disability that I am editing, since some readers/listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY have asked about the status of this pathbreaking publication. My editor at Bloomsbury Publishers, Liza Thompson, and I agreed that October 1, 2022, will be the submission date for the […]