Email: spd@societyforphilosophyanddisability.org

Aims and Scope

The Society for Philosophy and Disability, or SPD, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to furthering research and teaching on philosophical issues related to disability and to promoting inclusiveness and support for people with disabilities in philosophical education and in the profession of philosophy. SPD aims to provide a forum for philosophical discussion of disability by arranging meetings, maintaining an online presence, and organizing academic projects.

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For more information contact:

Adam Cureton
President, Society for Philosophy and Disability
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
University of Tennessee
808 McClung Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
spd@societyforphilosophyanddisability.org

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Three Disability Sessions at the 2015 Pacific APA, Vancouver April 1-4, 2015

Group Session: Society for Philosophy and Disability: Puzzles about Disability
Saturday, April 4, 9:00-11:30am (Session G9L)
Authors:
Margaret Battin (University of Utah)
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah)
Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University)
Discussants:
Sara Goering (University of Washington)
Anita Ho (National University of Singapore and University of British Columbia)
Susan Wendell (Simon Fraser University)

Invited Symposium: Eugenics and Philosophy (Session #39)
Wednesday, April 1, 9am (Session 1D
Chair:
Robert A. Wilson (University of Alberta)
Speakers:
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah), "Bioethics and Eugenics"
Matt Haber (University of Utah), "Normal Variation, Normal, and Variation"
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee), "Parents with Disabilities"

Group Session: Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love: Sex and Disability
Wednesday, April 1, 6:00-9:00pm (Session G2J)
Chair:
Andria Bianchi (University of Waterloo)
Speakers:
Jami Anderson (University of Michigan-Flint), “Consent, Sexual Desire, and Impairment”
Ruth Sample (University of New Hampshire), “I See SPED People: Male Traits as Disability”
Raymond Aldred (McGill University), “Thinking about Sex, Body, and Pleasure with Disability in Mind”
...

APA Pacific Division, Vancouver April 1-4, 2015

Invited Symposium: Eugenics and Philosophy (Session #39) Wed 1st April, 9am, Session 1D

Chair:
Robert A. Wilson (University of Alberta)

Speakers:
Leslie Pickering Francis (University of Utah), "Bioethics and Eugenics"
Matt Haber (University of Utah), "Normal Variation, Normal, and Variation"
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee), "Parents with Disabilities"
...

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