Sad news – Anita Silvers

We were very sad to learn that Anita Silvers, a founding member of the SPD Board of Directors, passed away. Anita was a guiding light in Philosophy of Disability, and Philosophy more generally. She was also a tireless advocate, a wonderful teacher and a mentor and friend

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Sad news – Lawrence C. Becker

We were deeply saddened to hear that Lawrence C. Becker has died.  He was an excellent philosopher, a model of grace and resilience, an admirable person, and a good friend to many of us. Becker made significant and lasting theoretical contributions to the philosophy of disability.  He

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Congratulations to Eva Kittay, who will serve as Vice-President and then President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association

Our very own SPD board member, Professor Eva Kittay, has been elected to serve as Vice-President of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association this year.  She will serve as President of that division of the APA the following year.  Please join us in congratulating Eva, who

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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

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