Blog post by Jules Holroyd and Kathy Puddifoot on “Epistemic Injusitce and Implicit Bias”

The authors of several chapters from the recently published book "An Introduction to Implicit Bias: Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind" (2020), edited by Erin Beeghly and Alex Madva, wrote some blog posts on their contributions for The Brains Blog! A post co-authored by our centre-co-director Jules Holroyd, together with Kathy Puddifoot, has been published …

Blog-article on “Sub-optimal health” by centre member Lijiaozi Cheng

Our centre member Lijiaozi (Cheer) Cheng has published an article entitled "What is Sub-Optimal Health?" on The Polyphony. Conversatoins across the Medical Humanities. In her article, she talks about her discovery and the genealogy of the term "suboptimal health" in the context of Chinese medicine, how it fits with existing concepts of health, how we …

Supporting Our Transgender Peers in Philosophy

Some recent discussions in academic philosophy have pointed to the negative impact of certain debates about gender and identity, in particular on transgender philosophers (for example, here and here). In light of this, The Philosopher's Cocoon published an article written by centre-members Isela González Vázquez, Jules Holroyd and Rory Wilson, discussing "the kinds of support …

#MentalHealthAwareness Week: Alana Wilde on “Ending the Stigma: What We Can Learn From ‘Mad Pride’”

As part of our #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek series, centre member and PhD student Alana Wilde talks about practical ways to combat stigma surrounding mental health, both in philosophy and beyond. Alana’s work relates to mental health related disability more broadly, looking both at what disability is, and how we might better understand or accommodate the views of …

Blog-Post: Kierkegaard on Losing Oneself in Busyness

BY BARNEY RIGGS.Barney Riggs is a CEP member, and PG-student in the department. He mainly works on the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, and is concerned with developing an account of Kierkegaard’s concept of busyness, as both a personal-religious and a socio-political critique. Read more about his research below! “How are you?” you ask your friend …

Blog-Post: Environmental direct action and civil disobedience

by Megan Blomfield. Megan Blomfield is member of the Centre, and focusses her research on global justice and the environment. She mainly works on the ethical and political dimensions of climate change. You can read more on her recent research below! On the 20th of March, the Sheffield Politics department organized a workshop on ‘Activism …