Chris Meyns

Philosophy

06/18/2019

Philosophy desperately needs event codes of conduct

Codes of conduct offer an easy way to help organisers avoid foul-ups by hosting transphobes, alt-right celebrities or serial harassers. Recent events in philosophy bring out that, yes, also the dryer echelons of the academy could use a code of conduct.

04/12/2019

Too Much Biography in Feminist History of Philosophy?

Adding biographical details to scholarship on early modern women philosophers damages their prospects of making it into the canon, argue Gordon-Roth and Kendrick (2019). But does it?

05/31/2018

Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy 2018 (#DSEMP18) Report

The history of philosophy has seen some significant shake-up in recent years. Here's what happened at the Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy 2018.

03/20/2018

Women Philosophers Get No Agency: Elisabeth of Bohemia

Essay on agency and women in philosophy

10/28/2017

Why Don’t Philosophers Talk About Slavery?

Essay asking why philosophers have been silent on slavery in the history of their field