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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Election results

Four of our five board members stood for reelection this year and all four were reappointed to their positions.  They are: Adam Cureton, President David Wasserman, Vice-President Leslie Pickering Francis, Secretary/Treasurer Eva Kittay, Member-at-Large Please join me in congratulating our board members and in thanking them for

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CFA – Metaphors in Use

Call for Abstracts Metaphors in Use Third Annual Lehigh University Conference in Philosophy, October 8 & 9, 2015 Keynote Speakers: Elisabeth Camp, Rutgers; Bryan Van Norden, Vassar; Lynne Tirrell, U Mass, Boston SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2015 Metaphors do heavy lifting in philosophical thinking.  Many of us

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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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Two Sessions on Disability at the 2014 Eastern APA in Philadelphia

Society for Philosophy and Disability:  Disability in Interpersonal Contexts – Monday, Dec. 29, 1:30-4:30 Chair: Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University) Speakers: Virginia Warren (Chapman University)  “Moral Disability, ‘Moral Injury’, and the Flight from Vulnerability” Adam Cureton (University of Tennessee) “Portraying One’s Disability in Public” Elizabeth Harman (Princeton University) “I’ll Be Glad

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