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The Resource Philosophical reflections on disability, edited by D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho

Philosophical reflections on disability, edited by D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho

Label
Philosophical reflections on disability
Title
Philosophical reflections on disability
Statement of responsibility
edited by D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1568.2
LC item number
.P55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ralston, D. Christopher
  • Ho, Justin
Series statement
Philosophy and medicine
Series volume
v. 104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disability studies
  • People with disabilities
Label
Philosophical reflections on disability, edited by D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : philosophical reflections on disability / D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho -- An essay on modeling : the social model of disability / Anita Silvers -- Ability, competence and qualification : fundamental concepts in the philosophy of disability / Lennart Nordenfelt -- Disability and medical theory / Christopher Boorse -- Utilitarianism, disability, and society / Torbjörn Tännsjö -- Too late to matter? Preventing the birth of infants at risk for adult-onset disease or disability / Laura M. Purdy -- To fail to enhance is to disable / Muireann Quigley and John Harris -- Rehabilitating Aristotle : a virtue ethics approach to disability and human flourishing / Garret Merriam -- Equal treatment for disabled persons : the case of organ transplantation / Robert M. Veatch -- Disability rights : do we really mean it? / Ron Amundson -- Dignity, disability, difference, and rights / Daniel P. Sulmasy -- Public policy and personal aspects of disability / Patricia M. Owens and Eric J. Cassell -- Disability and social justice / Christopher Tollefson -- The unfair and the unfortunate : some brief critical reflections on secular moral claim rights for the disabled / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- Neither victims nor heroes : reflections from a polio person / Jean Bethke Elshtain
Control code
377782470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 263 p.
Isbn
9789048124763
System control number
(OCoLC)377782470
Label
Philosophical reflections on disability, edited by D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : philosophical reflections on disability / D. Christopher Ralston and Justin Ho -- An essay on modeling : the social model of disability / Anita Silvers -- Ability, competence and qualification : fundamental concepts in the philosophy of disability / Lennart Nordenfelt -- Disability and medical theory / Christopher Boorse -- Utilitarianism, disability, and society / Torbjörn Tännsjö -- Too late to matter? Preventing the birth of infants at risk for adult-onset disease or disability / Laura M. Purdy -- To fail to enhance is to disable / Muireann Quigley and John Harris -- Rehabilitating Aristotle : a virtue ethics approach to disability and human flourishing / Garret Merriam -- Equal treatment for disabled persons : the case of organ transplantation / Robert M. Veatch -- Disability rights : do we really mean it? / Ron Amundson -- Dignity, disability, difference, and rights / Daniel P. Sulmasy -- Public policy and personal aspects of disability / Patricia M. Owens and Eric J. Cassell -- Disability and social justice / Christopher Tollefson -- The unfair and the unfortunate : some brief critical reflections on secular moral claim rights for the disabled / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- Neither victims nor heroes : reflections from a polio person / Jean Bethke Elshtain
Control code
377782470
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 263 p.
Isbn
9789048124763
System control number
(OCoLC)377782470

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