MAP-Penn Summer Colloquium on Philosophy of Disability and Illness

August 13, 2022

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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

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The University of Pennsylvania chapter of MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) is pleased to announce a one-day summer colloquium on Philosophy of Disability and Illness. Topics might include disability and/or illness-related conceptual and normative issues in philosophy of law, in medical ethics, in bioethics, in general ethics, in the history of philosophy, in social and political philosophy, in social epistemology, in one’s personal experiences as a philosopher, and in philosophy teaching practices. 

The colloquium will take place online on August 13th. MAP-Penn is working to make the event as accessible as possible. Please check our website for updates and additional information. 

Keynote speaker: Johnathan Flowers

Other Speakers: Erica Bigelow, Lauren Wilson

Organizers: Sara Purinton, Jacqueline Wallis, Kate Nicole Hoffman, Lauren Perry, Youngbin Yoon, and Tiina Rosenqvist

Schedule (all times in EDT / GMT-4):

12 pm to 12:45 pm Lauren Wilson

1 pm to 1:45 pm Erica Bigelow

2 pm to 3 pm Johnathan Flowers

3 pm to 4 pm Online Reception

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August 13, 2022, 9:00am EST

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