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The Intersection of Gender, Race and Disability with Philosophy of Science

This new reading group meets on Mondays, 2–3pm, in the Board Room. Organised by Azita Chellappoo (asc63).

Lent Term 2019

Week 1 (21 January)

Kidd, I. J., & Carel, H. (2018). Healthcare Practice, Epistemic Injustice, and Naturalism. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements, 84, 211–233.

Week 2 (28 January)

Howard, A., & Borenstein, J. (2018). The ugly truth about ourselves and our robot creations: The problem of bias and social inequity. Science and Engineering Ethics, 24(5), 1521–1536.

Week 3 (4 February)

Delgado, A. N. (2018). Science, Politics and the Production of Biological Knowledge: New Trends and Old Challenges. Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 49(3), 467–473.

Week 4 (11 February)

Weasel, L. H. (2004). Feminist intersections in science: Race, gender and sexuality through the microscope. Hypatia, 19(1), 183–193.

Week 5 (18 February)

Spencer, Q. (2015). Philosophy of race meets population genetics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 52, 46–55.

Week 6 (25 February)

Duster, T. (2015). A post‐genomic surprise. The molecular reinscription of race in science, law and medicine. The British Journal of Sociology, 66(1), 1–27.

Week 7 (4 March)

Almassi, B. (2010). Disability, functional diversity, and trans/feminism. IJFAB: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 3(2), 126–149.

Week 8 (11 March)

'Poetry is not a luxury: Poetry as Epistemic Resource' (To be circulated)