Philosophy of Disability: Perspectives, Challenges and Aspirations

October 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

525 Henley St.
Knoxville 37902
United States

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

Keynote speakers:

Leslie Francis
University of Utah
Thomas E. Hill
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Anita Silvers
San Francisco State University

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Disability raises fundamental questions in moral and political thought about human functioning, well-being, identity, respect, and justice. During this conference, an international assortment of scholars will introduce and discuss these philosophical topics of disability as well as the nature of disability, neurotechnology and physician-assisted suicide. Keynote speakers and other presenters have a variety of philosophical backgrounds and personal experiences on the topic of disability and will provide a space for discussion among faculty, students, and the general public. The conference is free and open to the public.  Learn more and register at http://tiny.utk.edu/tva-disability. The deadline to register is Friday, October 20.

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October 20, 2017, 11:45pm EST

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