Letter to the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association on their recent name change

In May 2022, the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association (BPPA) announced that they were changing their name to the British &…

Intellectually disabled people as an oppressed cultural group? Interview with Nicola Fairbrother

Below is philosopher Robert A. Wilson‘s video interview with Nicola Fairbrother, the founder of Neighbourhood Bridges (a human rights organization…

Abstract for May 9th 2022: Knowing Me, Knowing You, Aha!

Below is an abstract for my talk on May 9th as part of Imagination & Empathy: What Possibilities, What Challenges,…

Extended abstract for ‘The State of Philosophy’ conference on April 3rd 2022

On Sunday April 3rd, I’ll be speaking as part of a ‘Challenging Philosophies’ panel at this online conference (click through…

Infantilisation in Care, Community & Cognitive Disability

My Master of Research thesis is now available to read and download via the Cork Open Research Archive (CORA), at…

International Day of Disabled Persons 2021

It’s hard to know what to make of the UN-designated annual International Day of Disabled Persons (or, depending on your…

Explanation and experience in Nan Shepherd’s ‘The Living Mountain’

Seasonal change and a mountain-longing has me turning back again to Nan Shepherd’s now-legendary The Living Mountain, a phenomenology of…

Recording & Transcript of BPPA seminar

On March 26th I gave a presentation of my current graduate research as part of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association’s…

Infantilization, Dehumanization & Cognitive Disability

This is a cross-post with the blog of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association – here I’m giving an overview of…