Volume 104 2010

Philosophical Reflections on Disability

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ISBN: 978-90-481-2476-3 (Print) 978-90-481-2477-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Concepts and Theories of Disability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 1-16

      Introduction: Philosophical Reflections on Disability

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      Pages 19-36

      An Essay on Modeling: The Social Model of Disability

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      Pages 37-54

      Ability, Competence and Qualification: Fundamental Concepts in the Philosophy of Disability

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      Pages 55-88

      Disability and Medical Theory

  3. Disability, Quality of Life, and Bioethics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-108

      Utilitarianism, Disability, and Society

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      Pages 109-122

      Too Late to Matter? Preventing the Birth of Infants at Risk for Adult-Onset Disease or Disability

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      Pages 123-131

      To Fail to Enhance is to Disable

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      Pages 133-151

      Rehabilitating Aristotle: A Virtue Ethics Approach to Disability and Human Flourishing

  4. Disability, Social Justice, and Public Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-167

      Equal Treatment for Disabled Persons: The Case of Organ Transplantation

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      Pages 169-182

      Disability Rights: Do We Really Mean It?

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      Pages 183-198

      Dignity, Disability, Difference, and Rights

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      Pages 199-209

      Public Policy and Personal Aspects of Disability

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      Pages 211-227

      Disability and Social Justice

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      Pages 229-237

      The Unfair and the Unfortunate: Some Brief Critical Reflections on Secular Moral Claim Rights for the Disabled

  5. Personal Voices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239

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      Pages 241-250

      Neither Victims Nor Heroes: Reflections from a Polio Person

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 251-263