Past Member

Alice Crary

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Philosophy

Home Institution

Regent's Park College, University of Oxford
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People say things to each other such as “you are idiots” or “you are dogs.” Liberating responses often assert “we are not idiots (but something higher: rational humans)” or “we are not dogs (but something higher: humans).” A downgrading of the cognitively disabled, and of animals, thus gets inscribed in our discourse about equality. I challenge this logic.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D.
1999

Honors

2016
Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

Appointments

University of Oxford
2018
Professor of Philosophy
The New School for Social Research
2017
Professor of Philosophy
Humboldt University, Berlin
2014
Humboldt Foundation Fellow
Goethe University, Frankfurt
2009–2010
Humboldt Foundation Fellow
Princeton University
2004–2005
Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow