Episode 5 | Philosophy of Race w/ Jordan Botello

Today’s episode features Jordan Botello. He is a PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City. Currently he teaches at Brooklyn College. His areas of interest are Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Critical Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law and Philosophy of Religion. In particular, he has been doing research on the semantics/pragmatics of racial slurs and the implications this has for appropriation and free speech laws. He also does research on theorizing about racial justice. Before that, he was a J.T. & Margaret Talkington Fellow and Graduate Instructor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas Tech University, where he earned his MA in Philosophy. Jordan also founded the Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapter at Texas Tech. Jordan is also a TExES Social Studies 7-12 (232) Certified Educator in the state of Texas. He taught high school in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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Guest: Jordan Botello
Host: Roberto Germán
Editor: Jabi Marketing (Javier Roche)