Countdown to Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3), Zoom/Online, Dec. 6-9, 2022!

Here at BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY we are very happy because Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 – #PhiDisSocCh3 – is only a little over a week away! Philosophy, Disability and Social Change 3 (#PhiDisSocCh3) will take place December 6-8, 13:00-18:20 GMT/8:00-13:20 EST/5-10:20 PST and Dec. 9 13:00-19:00 GMT/8:00-14:00 EST/5:00-11:00 PST exclusively online. The conference, which is […]

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 […]

About the Ableism That Conditions Your Criticisms of Zoom (Again)

I’ve reposted (from June 2022) this explanation of how ableism undergirds the veneration and continued production of in-person-only philosophy conferences and workshops because I increasingly see notices and announcements about them in philosophical venues. For my part, I have made the decision to not promote in-person-only conferences on BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. That is why you see […]

About the Ableism that Conditions Your Criticisms of Zoom

Recently a very accomplished philosopher at an Ivy League university shared a post on Facebook about how they “hate” Zoom conferences and would no longer “pretend” otherwise. Because of the way that prestige bias operates in philosophy and the way that the combination of prestige bias and algorithms operates in the virtual reality of philosophy […]

Artificial Intelligence: Limitations, Foundations, and New Directions, CUNY Graduate Center Online, Apr. 24, 2021

The 24th annual CUNY Graduate Student Philosophy Conference  Artificial Intelligence: Limitations, Foundations, and New Directions Saturday, April 24 Keynote Speakers: Regina Rini (York University) & Jesse Prinz (CUNY)  Conference will be hosted on Zoom. Contact cunyphilosophyconference24@gmail.com for link. Schedule: (Times are listed in Eastern Standard Time) 11:00-12:45: Session 1 Anuj Puri (University of St. Andrews): The Evolutionary […]

Philosophy for Children

Do you know some kids? Do you parent some yourself? Do you want to find additional ways to introduce them to philosophy? The Center for Philosophy for Children might be what you need. The Center for Philosophy for Children will run two streams of Zoom philosophy courses that comprise six classes each, beginning in October. […]