Eyja M. Brynjarsdóttir
Eyja M. Brynjarsdóttir

Publications

Publications

Books

The Reality of Money: The Metaphysics of Financial Value, Values and Identities Series: Crossing Philosophical Borders, London: Rowman & Littlefield International. 2018

Dagbók 2016: árið með heimspekingum, with Erla Karlsdóttir, Nanna Hlín Halldórsdóttir and Sigríður Þorgeirsdóttir, Reykjavík: Háskólaútgáfan. 2015

Papers and Book Chapters

Against a Sequestered Philosophy,” Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 57(2): 443–464. 2018

“Rökgreiningarheimspeki sem gagnrýnistól” [“Analytic philosophy as a critical tool”], Hugur 28/29, 123–145. 2017

“Inngangur að Til varnar réttindum konunnar” [Introduction to transl. of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft, transl. by Gísli Magnússon], Reykjavík: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 9–34. 2016

“Inngangur að Vísindabyltingum” [Introduction to translation of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn, transl. by Kristján Arngrímsson], Reykjavík, Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 9–49. 2015

“Peningar sem samfélagsfyrirbæri” [“Money as a social phenomenon”], Róbert H. Haraldsson & Salvör Nordal (eds.), Hugsað með Vilhjálmi, Reykjavík, Heimspekistofnun, 23–40. 2015

“Blóðsykur, vinnuvikur, mælistikur: Um peninga, vinnu og verðmæti” [“Blood sugar, Working weeks, Yardsticks: On Money, Work, and Value”], Ritið 3/2015: 61–82. 2015

“Einstefna í báðar áttir: Eiginleikar Evþýfrons” [“Up and down a one way street: On Euthyphronic properties”], Svavar Hrafn Svavarsson (ed.), Hugsað með Platoni, Reykjavík, Heimspekistofnun, 233–247. 2013

Er heimspekin kvenfjandsamleg?” [“Is philosophy misogynistic?”], Ritið 1/2013: 183–205. 2013

“Skynsemi eða rökleikni?” [“Reason or argumentation skills?”], Skírnir 187(1): 55–79. 2013

Að skoða náttúru til að skoða náttúru” [“Looking at nature when looking at nature”], Hugur 23: 45–56. 2011

“Is Relativity a Requirement for Mind-Dependence?,” François Recanati, Isidora Stojanovic & Neftalí Villanueva (eds.), Context-dependence, Perspective and Relativity in Language and Thought, Mouton Series in Pragmatics, de Gruyter: 317–332. 2010

“Reyndir, eindir og einfaldleiki” [“Data, entities, and simplicity”], Vísindavefur. Ritgerðasafn til heiðurs Þorsteini Vilhjálmssyni sjötugum, Reykjavík, Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag: 31–42. 2010

“Stuck in the Middle: Colors between the Subjective and the Objective,” Rivista di estetica 43(1) 47–65. 2010

Skilið á milli: huglægni án afstæðis” [“Separation: subjectivity without relativity”], Hugur 20: 84–97. 2008

“Response-dependence of concepts is not for properties,” American Philosophical Quarterly 45(4): 377–386. 2008

Tvær ráðgátur um eiginleika” [“Two puzzles about properties”], Hugur 16: 154–169. 2004

Translations

“Heimspekingar og stjórnmál,” transl. of “Philosophers and Politics” by Susan Stebbing, Hugur 28/29, 77–82. 2017

Kúgun: rasísk og önnur,” transl. of “Oppression: Racial and Other” by Sally Haslanger, Ritið 3/2013, 149–182. 2013

Hvernig hvetja siðferðisdómar?,” transl. with Nanna Hlín Halldórsdóttir of “How Do Moral Judgments Motivate?” bu Sigrún Svavarsdóttir, Hugur 21, 63–81. 2009

Ásetningur,” transl. of “Intention” by G.E.M. Anscombe, Hugur 12–13, 29–37. 2001

Books Edited

Simone de Beauvoir: Pyrrhos og Kíneas, transl. Móheiður Hlíf Geirlaugsdóttir, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2018

Elizabeth of Bohemia, Damaris Cudworth Masham and Mary Astell: Konur í heimspeki nýaldar. Bréfaskipti og brot úr verkum, transl. Þóra Björg Sigurðardóttir, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2017

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Um mildina, transl. Haukur Sigurðsson, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2017

Mary Wollstonecraft: Til varnar réttindum konunnar, transl. Gísli Magnússon, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2016

Thomas S. Kuhn: Vísindabyltingar, transl. Kristján Arngrímsson, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2015

Vísindavefur. Ritgerðasafn til heiðurs Þorsteini Vilhjálmssyni sjötugum, Reykjavík, ed. with Einar H. Guðmundsson, Gunnar Karlsson, Orri Vésteinsson and Sverrir Jakobsson, Reykjavik: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag. 2010

Rechtstheorie, Beiheft 15: Recht, Gerechtigkeit und der Staat/Law, justice, and the state, ed. with Mikael M. Karlsson and Ólafur Páll Jónsson, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot. 1993

Journal Volumes Edited

Netla – Online Journal on Pedagogy and Education. Special Issue 2018 on Literature, arts and fundamental components of education (co-editors: Jón Ásgeir Kalmansson and Svanhildur Kr. Sverrisdóttir).

Ritið 3/2015, Theme: Money (co-editor: Jón Ólafsson) 2015

Ritið 2/2014, Theme: The Human Body (co-editor: Björn Þór Vilhjálmsson) 2014

Ritið 3/2013, Theme: Power (co-editor: Þröstur Helgason) 2013

Ritið 2/2013, Theme: Modernism (co-editor: Þröstur Helgason) 2013

Hugur 22, Theme: Aesthetics 2010

Hugur 21, Theme: Women and Philosophy 2009

Book Reviews

“Hverjir eru þeir og hvar eru þær? – um Hver er ég og ef svo er, hve margir? eftir Richard Precht,” Hugur 26, 255–260. 2014

Primary and Secondary Qualities. The Historical and Ongoing Debate, ed. by Lawrence Nolan,” Metapsychology Online 16(23). 2012

The Red and the Real by Jonathan Cohen,” Metapsychology Online 14(17). 2010

“The Challenge of Relativism by Patrick J. J. Phillips,” Philosophy in Review 28(5): 62–64. (2008)

“Síðdegisboð hjá Immanuel – um Innlit hjá Kant eftir Þorstein Gylfason,” Hugur 19. (2007)

Science and Ethics: Can Science Help Us Make Wise Moral Judgments?, ed. by Paul Kurtz,” Metapsychology Online 11(51). (2007)

Other Publications

“„Hvernig áttum við að vita þetta?“ Hunsun sem þöggunaraðferð og þekkingarlegt ranglæti” [“How were we supposed to know? Ignoring as a method for silencing”], 19. júní, Reykjavík: Kvenréttindafélag Íslands. (2018)

About 150 entries on the Icelandic Web of Science  (2000–2016)

Entries on Heimspekivefurinn (heimspeki.hi.is): “Teningaspil á kránni: Molyneux-vandinn á breskri nýöld” (2011), “Hugsanir á dósum: Um hjarðhugsun og andlega leti” (2010), “Á að veita börnum trúaruppeldi?” (2006)

Articles on Hugrás: „Marserað í hjörðinni“ 18. mars 2011, „Fáfræðifræði“ 10. maí 2011 og „Björgunarbátar ár og síð“ 18. október 2015.

Druslubækur og doðrantar (2011–2018): Hundrað orða þöggun, Úrgangur draumaverksmiðjunnar, Af tilgangi og merkingu hausatalninga, Karlar lesa ekki kerlingar, Upplestrarstagl til að örva lestraráhuga, Nornaminningar, Rithöfundur verður til, Af sjónarhóli gæludýrs, Menn og blóð, Af sögu frjálshyggjunnar, Heyrist me í litlu lambi, Málpípa nýlenduherranna, Bókasöfn á gististöðum, 13. þáttur, Reiðhjól fyrir fiskinn?, Með skrýtna húfu og eldhúsið á baðinu, Karlinn í tunglinu, Hvernig tengjast Vilhjálmur Tell, Jack Lemmon og Bubbi Morthens?, Af leslistanum langa, Jane Eyre í blómahafi? Onei!, Staður og stund, „Afsakið eggjasalatsblettina, en ég er ástfangin“, „Kynmögnuð kona sem ann manni sínum fróar honum af kostgæfni“, Fantagóðar fantasíur, Sokkar sem rokka, Á himni blikar stjörnufjöld, Smábækur en ekki smábarnabækur, Heyr þú barna þinna kvak, Töfrandi óhugnaður?, Blóðug átök í hænsnakofa, Þykk sneið af osti og hárið í klemmu, Suðandi friðarsinnar, Langloka um sniðuga karla, Mjólkurfernukveðskapur, Liturinn sem var ekki til, Viðundur og skrælingjar, Viðnám ímyndunaraflsins, Rannsóknarmaðurinn og kerfið, Neskaffi og nektarmyndir (Bókasöfn á gististöðum IX), Vændi, ást og spakhettur, Gamlar gersemar um drengi, Bókasöfn á gististöðum, 1. þáttur, Kennarablæti og hamskipti, Utan við, Fótspor Áslaugar frá Rauðalandi.

Af ofurtrú á eigin óhlutdrægni Stundin 25 September, 2015.

Knuz.is: Eftirlýsta slagorðið (2013), Birtingarmyndir fordóma og mismununar (2012), Mega strákar segja nei? (2012), Af meintu karlahatri femínista (2011), Hólahvað? (2011), Vændi, siðferði og lauslæti (2011), Af kynlegum prófum (2011), Af blaðurskjóðum (2011).

Múrinn: Valkrepptir þrælar einföldunar: svartsýniskennt svartagallsraus (2006), Að feta hinn gullna veg gagnrýninnar (2006), Sniðugheit eða græðgi? (2006), Af þögn og föðurlandsást (2002).


Selected Presentations

Upcoming

“Money Holders and Merit,” invited speaker at Money: What Is It? How Should It Function?, University of Groningen, 1–2 November, 2019.

“Merit, Luck, and Migrants,” Migration and Poverty. 2019 Salzburg Conference in
Interdisciplinary Poverty Research
, Salzburg, 19–20 September, 2019.

Commentator, Rights and Citizenship: Reconsidering Politics and Law in light of Contemporary Challenges, Freie Universität, Berlín, 13–14 September, 2019.

“Money Holders and Worthiness,” Social Ontology 2019 (ENSO VI), University of Tampere, 22–24 August, 2019.

“Myths of Meritocracy and the Culture of Philosophy,” invited talk at 42nd International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg, Austria, August 4–10, 2019.

“Unpaid and Owned by Others: On Women and Ownership of Money,” Guest lecture at Universität Bayreuth, Women in Philosophy Series, 23 July, 2019.

“Can the Reality of Money be Doubted?,” Guest lecture at the University of Hamburg, Institute of Philosophy, 5 June, 2019.

“Inequality in a Meritocracy,” What are the Ethical Questions of the 21st Century?, Conference organized by Siðmennt, Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association, 1 June, 2019.

“Woman Conflicted,” NORA 2019 Conference — Border Regimes, Territorial Discourses & Feminist Politics, University of Iceland, 22–24 May 2019.

“Silencing Resistance,” invited talk at Workshop on Language and Power, ELTE, Budapest, May 2019.

Past

“To Love or to Loathe: Musings on the Value of Womanhood,” Feminist Philosophy and the Presence of the Past, Stockholm, 18–20 March, 2019.

Comments on Ásta’s Categories We Live By, Humanities Congress, University of Iceland, 8–9 March 2019.

“Þekkingardygðir og jafnrétti,” [Epistemic Virtues and Equality], Humanities Congress, University of Iceland, 8–9 March 2019.

“Can the Reality of Money be Doubted?,” Guest lecture at 2018 EUMOL Winter School, “Money as a Means of Community Belonging”, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Money Law, Business and Law Department, University of Siena, 11–14 December, 2018.

“Money as a Measuring Device: A Universal AND an Existential Quantifier,” Guest lecture at Slovak Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy, Bratislava, 19 November, 2018.

“What are we Owed if we are Owned? Women and Money,” Human Rights: Feminist- and Gender-Philosophical Perspectives, University of Vienna, 16–17 November, 2018.

“Járnbrautarslys í skini gaslampans” [“Trainwreck by Gaslight”], Þjóðarspegillinn, Conference in Social Sciences, 26 October, 2018.

“Hvernig aukum við þekkingarlegt réttlæti?” [“How Do We Increase Epistemic Justice?”], Menntakvika, Annual Research Conference of Educational Sciences, University of Iceland, 12 October, 2018.

“Aumingja Al Franken: Hugleiðingar um bakslagið við #MeToo” [“Poor Al Franken: Thoughts on the Backlash to #MeToo”], Fall Lecture Series of RIKK, Institute for Gender, Equality, and Difference, University of Iceland, 20 September, 2018.

“How Were We Supposed To Know? Ignoring as a Method for Silencing,” Association for Social and Political Philosophy (ASPP) Conference, LUISS Guido Carli/Sapienza University Rome, 21–23 June, 2018.

“Is Money Real?,” Money Matters, Uppsala University, 8 June, 2018.

“Money, Measurement, and Merit,” HERA Debt Workshop, University of Helsinki, 24–25 May, 2018.

“Epistemic Injustice and Truth about Social Wrongs,” MRU and MHC Liberal Education Conference 2018, Mount Royal University, Calgary, 3–5 May, 2018.

“Eru peningar raunverulegir?,” [“Is money real?”], Philosophy Chat, Hannesarholt, Reykjavik, 24 March, 2018.

“Hvernig áttum við að vita þetta? Hunsun sem þöggunaraðferð og þekkingarlegt ranglæti,” [“How were we to know? Ignoring as a silencing method and epistemic injustice”], Humanities Congress, University of Iceland, 10 March, 2018.

“Serpents and Paupers: Musings on the Harms of Inequality,” Who's Got The Power? Philosophical Critique of Social and Political Structures, University of Iceland, 6–7 October, 2017.

“Money as an Interactive and Subjective Social Kind,” ENSO V, The Fifth Conference of the European Network on Social Ontology, Lund University, 30 August–2 September, 2017.

“Money as an Interactive and Subjective Social Kind,” The Ninth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 9), LMU München, 20–26 August, 2017.

“Utopias by Gaslight: Doing Philosophy in the Face of Adversity,” IAPh Workshop, The Futures(s) of Feminist Philosophy, Freie Universität Berlin, 16–17 June, 2017.

“Serpents and Paupers: Musings on the Harms of Inequality,” VIII Braga Meetings on Ethical and Political Philosophy, Braga, Portugal 8–9 June, 2017.

“Sjálfsskoðun“ [“Self-inspection“] and “Innblástur“ [“Inspiration“], Hvernig metum við hið ómetanlega? Trú og lífsskoðun, Hólar í Hjaltadal 20–21 May, 2017.

“Closing Remarks: Gaslighting, Utopias, and Making the Impossible Possible,” Feminist Utopias: Transforming the Present of Philosophy, University of Iceland, 30 March–2 April, 2017.

“Misskipting auðs og manneskjur sem gjaldmiðill,” [“Unequal distribution of wealth, humans as currency”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 10–11 March, 2017.

“Why Wollstonecraft is not a Misogynist,” 2017 Mary Wollstonecraft: Life, Work, and Legacy Conference, University of Hull, 8 March, 2017.

“Misogyny as dehumanization,” Women and Philosophy: History, Values, Knowledge, Symposium of IAPh, Monash University, Melbourne, 7–10 July, 2016.

“Ontology of money and human appraisal,” Conference on non-ideal social ontology, Stockholm University, 20–21 May, 2016.

“Money: Ontology, Value, and Measurement,” University of Silesia, Katowice, 22 April, 2016.

With Gunnar Sigvaldason: “Appraisal of people and dehumanization,” Dehumanization: New approaches to understanding the politics of human nature, CEU, Budapest, 6–8 April, 2016.

Að feika það í heimspekinni,” [“Faking it in philosophy”], Öráreitni, fordómar og fræði, [Microaggressions, prejudice, and scholarship], Symposium at Reykjavik Academy, 13 November, 2015.

“Money as a unit of measurement,” Nordic Network in Metaphysics, Inaugural Meeting, Uppsala, 20–21 October, 2015.

“Money as a tool of measurement,” The Making of Measurement, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 23–24 July, 2015.

“Andóf eða innkauparáðgjöf: Um tilgang gagnrýni” [“Dissidence or shopping advice: The purpose of criticism”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 14 March, 2015.

“Litir sem fulltrúar skynjanlegra eiginleika,” [“Colors representing sensory properties”], Seminar in honor of Gunnar Harðarson, 12 December, 2014.

“Susan Stebbing,” Series on Women Philosophers, Univ. of Icel., 27 Feb, 2014.

“Misogyny's Object,” Women, Truth, Action in Helsinki, 10–12 October, 2013.

“Gagnrýnin samfélagsumræða með kynjavinkli,” presentation for the Equality Committee of BSRB, 21 May, 2013.

“Hvernig á að kenna gagnrýna hugsun?” [“How do we teach critical thinking?”], presentation for the Association of Philosophy Teachers, 24 April, 2013.

“Comments on Adam Bowen’s “Intention-Dependent Artifacts and an Argument from Arbitrariness,” Meeting of APA Pacific Division in San Francisco, 30 March, 2013.

“Fánýtt gauf án framlegðar” [“Futile activity and no contribution”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 16 March, 2013.

“Tónlist, skilningur og tilfinningar” [“Music, understanding, and emotion”], Lunch lecture series at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, 1 March, 2013.

“Mary Wollstonecraft,” Series on Women Philosophers, Univ. of Iceland, 7 Feb, 2013.

“Peningar sem samfélagsfyrirbæri” [“Money as a social phenomenon”], Seminar in the honor of Vilhjálmur Árnason, 11 January, 2013.

“Einstefna í báðar áttir: eiginleikar Evþýfróns” [“Up and down a one way street: On Euthyphronic properties”], Hugsað með Platoni, conference at the University of Iceland, 15 December, 2012.

“Peningar og gildi” [“Money and values”], Critical thinking and ethics: finance. Univ. of Iceland, 1 November, 2012.

“Primary and secondary qualities without dogma,”The tenth annual conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (NoSP), University of Oslo 7–9 June, 2012.

“Er heimspekin kvenfjandsamleg?” [“Is philosophy misogynistic?”], RIKK (Institute for Gender, Equality, and Difference), 29 March, 2012.

“Að gagnrýna gagnrýna hugsun” [“On criticizing critical thinking”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 10 March, 2012.

“Gagnrýnin hugsun á dósum?” [“Potted critical thinking”], Conference on critical thinking and ethics, Univ. of Iceland, 1 October, 2011.

“Looking at nature when looking at nature: On using psychological data when doing metaphysics,” ECAP 7, Milano, 1–6 September, 2011.

“Að skoða náttúru til að skoða náttúru” [“Looking at nature when looking at nature”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 26 March, 2011.

“Response-Dependence and Subjective Properties,” NIP/CSMN Conference on Response-Dependent Concepts, Universitetet i Oslo, 26–28 August, 2010.

“Money Trouble,” Collective Intentionality VII, Universität Basel, 23-26 August, 2010.

“Can a Remote Object be Lovely?” Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, University College Dublin, 9–12 July, 2010.

“Mátturinn og eðlið” [“Power and essence”], lecture given at the annual congress for humanities at the University of Iceland, 6 March, 2010.

“Determining potential: on properties and circumstances,” SOPHA 2009, Genève, 2–5 September, 2009.

“Studying sensory properties by studying color,” European Society for Philosophy and Psychology – 17th Annual Conference, CEU, Budapest, 27–30 August, 2009.

“Hvers virði er krónan? Frumspekileg athugun á peningum” [“A metaph. investigation of money”], Philosophy in the time of crisis, Univ. of Iceland, 20 May, 2009.

“Thomas Kuhn og vísindabyltingar” [“Thomas Kuhn and scientific revolutions”], Revolutionaries of science lecture series, Reykjavik, 4 April, 2009.

“Eru hlutirnir hlutlægir?” [“Are objects objective?”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 14 March, 2009.

“Upplýstar tilfinningaverur” [“Enlightened emotional beings”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 14 March, 2009.

“Að hálfu leyti api enn” [“Still half an ape”], Does man have a nature? A symposium on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin, Reykjavik, 12 Feb, 2009.

“Wollstonecraft og spurningin um femínískt kvenhatur” [“Wollstonecraft and the question of feminist misogyny”], RIKK (Institute for Gender, Equality, and Difference), 27 Nov, 2008.

“Relevant dependence on actual responses,” ECAP 6 (European Congress of Analytic Philosophy), Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 21–26 Aug, 2008.

“Metaphysical response-dependence: for properties only,” Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Aberdeen, 11–13 July, 2008.

“Molyneux-vandinn á breskri nýöld” [“The Molyneux Problem in British Modern Philosophy”], Humanities Congress, Univ. of Iceland, 4–5 April, 2008.

“Is relativity a requirement for mind-dependence?” Context-Dependence, Perspective & Relativity in Language and Thought, École Normale Supérieure, Paris 9–11 November, 2007. Organized by Institut Jean-Nicod and École Normale Supérieure.

“Eigum við alltaf að efast ef við getum?” [“Should we always doubt when we can?”], Workshop on Critical thinking, University of Iceland, 10 March, 2007.