Discrimination & Disadvantage

While Kevin Timpe and I were trying to hold off on going public with the new blog we're putting together, the cat has already been let out of the bag (see here). So, we figured we might as well go
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While Kevin Timpe and I were trying to hold off on going public with the new blog we're putting together, the cat has already been let out of the bag (see here). So, we figured we might as well go ahead and start formally spreading the word about Discrimination and Disadvantage. Here is a brief statement concerning our goals and motivations:In recent years, philosophers have increasingly reflected on how various kinds of privilege and advantage are at work in the profession with an eye towards improving the lot of the disadvantaged. This blog is a space for philosophical reflection on various kinds of disadvantage (e.g., discrimination based on racism, classism, sexism, hetero-sexism, ableism, and the intersectionality of these and related phenomena) as well as discussion of such disadvantage within the philosophical community.The impetus behind the blog begain with a simple question posted by Kevin on Facebook concerning the perceived need for a group blog or FB page for discussing. . .

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