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


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 The deadline to register is Friday, October 20.

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October 20, 2017, 11:45pm EST

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