What can thinking about disability teach us about philosophy?

December 7, 2018 - December 8, 2018
Department of Philosophy, Monash University

Rm S901, Building S, Caulfield Campus
Monash University

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


  • Monash Faculty of Arts, Focus Program on Belief, Value, Mind


Monash University
Princeton University

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The Department of Philosophy at Monash University is pleased to announce a workshop exploring what thinking about disability can teach us about different parts of philosophy.


Friday 7 December 2018

1000-1130 Eva Feder Kittay (Stony Brook)

1130-1145 COFFEE

1145-1315 Linda Barclay (Monash)

1315-1415 LUNCH

1415-1545 Stephanie Elsen (Bern)

1545-1600 COFFEE

1600-1730 David Shoemaker (Tulane)

Saturday 8 December 2018

1000-1130 Elizabeth Barnes (Virginia - via Skype)

1130-1145 COFFEE

1145-1315 Suzy Killmister (Monash)

1315-1415 LUNCH

1415-1545 Nethanel Lipshitz (Chicago)

1545-1600 COFFEE

1600-1730 Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie)

Registration and location

The conference will take place in Meeting Room S901, Building S, at the Monash Caulfield Campus. In the map below, Building S is the multi-story building on Sir John Monash Drive next to Caulfield Railway Station. Though there is no registration fee, all attendees are asked to register by Friday 30th November for catering purposes. To register, and for further information, please email: arts-disability.philosophy@monash.edu

The workshop is organized by Michael Smith, McCosh Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, and sponsored by the Monash Faculty of Arts Focus Program for Belief, Value, Mind.

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December 5, 2018, 9:00am +10:00

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