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Work and Play


LATEST work

New Interview with Atlas Obscura: "The Controversial Process of Redesigning the Wheelchair Symbol." (March 29, 2018)

"Our symbol is most successful when it’s not fully legal—when there’s lots of wrinkles and questions."


RECENT Presentations

CSSP CONFERENCE AT PRINCETON SEMINARY MARCH 12, 2017 10:00-11:00AM - “FROM DISCOVERY TO REASONING: BERKELEY AND ADAM SMITH”

CENTRAL APA in Kansas (!) March 2, 2017 12:10-2:10pm - comments on "Is thomas reid an externalist about justification?" by Robert Siscoe.

SSPP in Savannah, GA March 22ish 2017 - "religious discordant beliefs, faith, and alief"

 

Past Presentations

October, 2016. “Anticipation by Simulation: Adam Smith's Theory of Perception,” Workshop on Early Modern Perception, University of Utrecht. Here's a link to my Skyped talk

October, 2016. “A New Symbol of Access: How the Guerilla Movement to Change the Wheelchair Icon Hit the Mainstream, and Why We Need to Adopt It Everywhere.” Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

October, 2016.   “Strange Belief: Alieving the Discordant Nature of Religious Faiths,” Colloquium, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

October, 2016.   “Solid bodies: affective embodiment in Locke’s analysis of touch,” First Budapest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Hungary.


Work in progress

I'm finishing up a paper about how Locke gets all touchy about the concept of 'solidity.' Also, I try to make progress on my book manuscript on how to account for why we have the senses that we do with the specific refinements that they possess. 


PROJECT UPDATE: ACCESSIBLE ICON

THE ACCESSIBLE ICON has been adopted by the State of Connecticut IN SUMMER, 2016. See Governor Malloy's 5050 Bill


Selected media: ACCESSIBLE ICON Project