Philosophical Studies

, Volume 175, Issue 5, pp 1151–1162 | Cite as

Against impairment: replies to Aas, Howard, and Francis

  • Elizabeth BarnesEmail author


Sean Aas, Dana Howard, and Leslie Francis raise compelling and interesting objections to the definition of disability I defend in The Minority Body. In this paper, I reply to these objections and elaborate on my criticisms of the disability/impairment distinction.


Disability Impairment Metaphysics ADA Solidarity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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