Bilal Zahoor is the founder and editorial director of Folio Books, a Lahore-based independent publishing house. He’s a visiting faculty at Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, where he’s teaching a course, Philosophy in a Time of Climate Crisis, at the Department of Liberal Arts. He is the editor of a widely-reviewed volume on Pakistan, Rethinking Pakistan: A 21st-Century Perspective (Anthem Press, 2020; Folio Books, 2019). He recently completed an MA in Political Philosophy from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, where he wrote his thesis (“Heidegger, Technology and Thinking: Tracing the Roots of the Ecological Crisis”) under the supervision of philosopher Miguel de Beistegui. His research interests lie in the intersection of philosophy, ecology and technology. He takes interest in indigenous epistemologies and emerging scientific knowledges in evolutionary biology and life sciences and intends to explore alternative ontologies to lay a new foundation for human-nature relations. Zahoor is a member of Haqooq-e-Khalq Party, a grassroots anti-capitalist project in Pakistan. He also occasionally contributes to New Politics, The Ecologist, Dawn and The News International.

Bilal Zahoor

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