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Three disability sessions at the 2015 Pacific APA

APA Pacific Division, 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”

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