2 sessions on disability at the 2013 Central APA in New Orleans

There will be two sessions on disability at the 2012 Central APA in New Orleans:

Disability: New Perspectives on Justice, Well-being and Virtue

Sponsored by the APA Committee on Inclusiveness
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Philosophy and Law
Friday Feb. 22, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Chair: Thomas E. Hill, Jr., UNC Chapel Hill

Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee – Some Virtues of Disability

Dan Moller, University of Maryland, College Park - Welfare Theory and the Disability Paradox

Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University - Inclusive justice, affirmative action and standing paper

Lawrence C Becker, Fellow of Hollins University, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, College of William & Mary - Distillation, Habilitation, and Whole Lives: Toward More Inclusive Frames of Reference for Philosophy

Reflections on Disability and Philosophy

Co-Sponsored by the Society for Philosophy and Disability
February 23,  9:00 AM-12:00

Chair: Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University

Licia Carlson, Providence College, Re-Imagining Intellectual Disability: The Ethical Significance of Musical Experience
Commentator: Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee

Joseph Stramondo, Michigan State University, Why Bioethics Needs a Disability Moral Psychology and Epistemology
Commentator: Bryce Huebner, Georgetown University

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Professor Eva Kittay (Stony Brook University) will deliver the Eastern APA Presidential Address on Friday, January 6 from 4:45-7:00pm. Her talk is titled "The Moral Significance of Being Human." ...

Disability Sessions 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)

Twitter Feed: @SPhilDis

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