Dec 23 2016


Sessions on Disability at the 2017 Eastern APA Meeting

Society for Philosophy and Disability

Topic: Respecting People with Disabilities in Public and Private Life

Date: Friday, January 6 9:00 a.m.–Noon

Chair: Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University, SUNY)


John Vorhaus (University College, London) “Identity, Self-Respect, and People with Profound Cognitive Impairments”

Alice Crary (The New School) “The Moral Status of People with Severe Intellectual Disabilities”

Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee) “Treating Disabled Adults As Children”

Commentator: David Wasserman (National Institutes of Health, Department of Bioethics)


Author Meets Critics: Elizabeth Barnes, The Minority Body

Date:  Friday, January 6 1:30 p.m - 4:30 p.m.

Chair: Rebecca Mason (University of San Francisco)

Critics: Teresa Blankmeyer Burke (Gallaudet University)

Kevin Timpe (Calvin College)

Author: Elizabeth Barnes (University of Virginia)


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