Society for Philosophy and Disability - Thursday, February 27 2020, 10:00am-Noon
Topic: Stoicism, Justice, Health, and Disability: Themes from the Work of Lawrence C. Becker
Chair: Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee)
Speakers: Christie Hartley (Georgia State University) - “Becker on the Tough Crowd and Justice for the Disabled”
Susan Sauvé Meyer (University of Pennsylvania) - “Stoic Moderation”
Sean Aas (Georgetown University) - “The Role of Health in Justice and the Role of Justice in Health”
Paula Gottlieb (University of Wisconsin–Madison) - “Becker and Stoic Habilitation”
Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee) - “Disability, Dependence, and Habilitation”

Invited Symposium: Illness, Disability, and Justice - Thursday, February 27 2020, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Chair: Jennifer Parks (Loyola University Chicago)
Speakers: Jonas-Sebastien Beaudry (McGill University) - “Somatic Oppression and Relational Autonomy: Revisiting Medical Aid in Dying Through a Feminist Lens”
Sara Goering (University of Washington, Seattle) - “‘Unhealthy Disabled’ Revisited: Justice, Pride, and Chronic Illness”
David Wasserman (National Institutes of Health) - “Curing Disease, Conserving Disability, Celebrating Difference?”

Submitted Colloquium: Issues in Bioethics - Friday, February 28 2020, 1:00-4:00pm
Chair: Jason Hanna (Northern Illinois University)
Speaker: Justis Koon (University of Massachusetts Amherst) - “A Defense of the Medical Model”
Commentator: David Chan (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Chair: Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee)
Speaker: Nethanel Lipshitz (Tel Aviv University) - “The Moral Status of Individuals in Permanent Vegetative States”
Commentator: Robert Budron (Loyola University Chicago)
Chair: Dana Howard (Ohio State University)
Speaker: Samuel Director (University of Colorado, Boulder) - “Of Blood Transfusions and Feeding Tubes: Anorexia-Nervosa and Consent”
Commentator: Kit Rempala (Loyola University Chicago)