A call for more accurate branding of philosophy

Jay Garfield and Bryan Van Noreen write:

Instead, we ask those who sincerely believe that it does make sense to organize our discipline entirely around European and American figures and texts to pursue this agenda with honesty and openness. We therefore suggest that any department that regularly offers courses only on Western philosophy should rename itself “Department of European and American Philosophy.”

Read the whole thing.

Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Workshop: Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion

17th June, Moot Court, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin

9.30-10.00 Registration and Welcome

10.00-11.30 Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives I
When is Shame Good? Thinking about the Dynamics of Punishment through Shameful Exposure (Luna Dolezal, Durham University/Trinity College Dublin)
Teaching “Patriotic Love” in Schools (Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University)
The Ethics and Politics of Regret (Paddy McQueen, University College Dublin)

11.30-12.00 Tea/coffee

12.00-1.30 Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives II
Institutionalisation and the Gendered Politics of Emotion (Clara Fischer, University College Dublin)
Reconsidering 1916: Relational Affect in In the Shadow of the State by Sarah Browne and Jesse Jones (Tina Kinsella, TCD)
Affectivity, Gender and Racialization: Fear and Loathing in Europe (Danielle Petherbridge, University College Dublin)

1.30-2.30 Lunch

2.30-4.00 Policy-making and the Gendered Politics of Emotion: Political Representative and Civil Society Perspectives
Ivana Bacik (Senator and Reid Prof. of Law, TCD)
Máiread Collins (Syrian Programme Officer, Christian Aid, London)
Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop (NUI Seanad Election Candidate and Outgoing CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre)

4.00-4.30 Coffee Break

4.30-5.30 Keynote Address – Bonnie Mann (Prof. of Philosophy, University of Oregon): Gender, Shame, and Redemption

Please follow the link to register on Eventbrite here:

This event is generously supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and UCD School of Philosophy.

Organised by Dr. Clara Fischer (University College Dublin) in conjunction with SWIP Ireland.