Adrian Currie on ‘Inclusivity’ in the Philosophy profession

A worthwhile read on a Monday morning.

A Philosopher's Take

Adrian Currie has posted a very succinct and important post on how straight white males can help to make the discipline a bit more inclusive. It can be found here in it’s entirety, below is a snippet. Currie offers clear ways on how we could all do better. It is very much worth the read (disclaimer: I consider Currie a friend).

I’m a confident, cis, hetero, white, English-speaking, healthy, middle-class, male philosopher (a cchhewmmp?). So I’m one of *those* philosophers. I even have a beard. I also care deeply about philosophy’s lack of inclusiveness: it’s embarrassing; philosophy as a discipline suffers if its pool of potential awesomeness is restricted; people who could thrive philosophically miss out. However, working out how to help is hard, especially given that my capacity to be part of the problem is very real. I am one more cchhewmmp, after all. Roughly, then, I’m trying…

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