The Cátedra Iberoamericana de Filosofía G.W. Leibniz and the Observatorio de la Verdad organize the session titled “Historical Dimension of the Post-Truth” on June 18, 2021 from 9 am to 2:45 pm. The session will be held online and is open to all university members who wish to participate. FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.leibniz.es — http://leibniz.es/observatorio_de_la_verdad.htm FUNDING: FIBICC (Ibero-American Foundation for Cultural and Creative Industries) – UGR (University of Granada) If you have any questions or doubts, please contact: email@example.com
Javier Rodríguez Alcázar reflects on the current COVID-19 vaccination process. It is a necessary reflection in these times of media sensationalism and misinformation about vaccines. “Because of my job and age, it is very likely that I will get vaccinated with AstraZeneca. And when they call me, I will go, get vaccinated, and go on with my life. And I will do it for my own sake and for the sake of those around me. Some people fear this vaccine because 30 cases of thromboembolic events out of 5 million vaccinated people have been reported. However, a causal relationship has not been established. Without taking vaccines into account, blood clots normally occur with an incidence of four per one million adults. Therefore, there are probably other causes for those cases.…
Reconstructing history allows us to realise that bodies have not always been valued in the same way; a capital that is linked to bodies (sexual capital) exists as a consequence of transformations in the field of health, of relationships between social classes as well as the general conception of the conditions required to be an accomplished person. These changes allow us to identify possibilities for transformation. Because even though everybody should be able to express themselves through their bodies, this is far from reality as there are certain requirements that have been set which verge on the pathological. An empirical study on qualified and working class workers provides us with a contemporary view of how sexual capital is linked to eating disorders. An analysis of existing conflicts allows us…
El Laboratorio interviews Ester Massó and Rosana Triviño on the impact of the pandemic crisis in the sexual and reproductive rights of women and children from a feminist perspective of the COVID-19 pandemic as a risk factor for obstetric violence. Link to the interview here.
The interview was conducted in July 2018, commissioned by Disputatio Philosophical Research Bulletin on the occasion of the special issue on Wittgenstein and Brandom. The interview was conducted by María José Frápolli and Kurt Wischin and is publicly available for the first time now in the following link.
José Luis Moreno Pestaña and Neftalí Villanueva Fernández have published the article “Algo que temer, alguien a quien culpar” (“Something to fear, someone to blame”) in La Voz de Granada. The article addresses the responsibilities, fears and biases during the COVID-19 lockdown. (more…)
Berna González Harbour has published the article “Diez territorios en los que vamos a cambiar” (“Ten aspects in which we are going to change”) in El País. The article addresses the possible social changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, with the participation of the members of ESPACyOS (Ética Salubrista para la Acción, Cuidado y Observación Social). (more…)