Disability and Disadvantage

Paperback | November 6, 2011

EditorKimberley Brownlee, Adam Cureton

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This book offers a much-needed investigation of moral and political issues concerning disability, and explores how the experiences of people with disabilities can lead to reconsideration of prominent positions on normative issues. Thirteen new essays examine such topics as the concept ofdisability, the conditions of justice, the nature of autonomy, healthcare distribution, and reproductive choices. The contributors are Norman Daniels, Ellen Daniels Zide, Leslie P. Francis, Christie Hartley, Richard Hull, Guy Kahane, F. M. Kamm, Rosalind McDougall, Jeff McMahan, Douglas MacLean,Susannah Rose, Anita Silvers, Julian Savulescu, Lorella Terzi, David Wasserman, and Jonathan Wolff.

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This book offers a much-needed investigation of moral and political issues concerning disability, and explores how the experiences of people with disabilities can lead to reconsideration of prominent positions on normative issues. Thirteen new essays examine such topics as the concept ofdisability, the conditions of justice, the natur...

Kimberley Brownlee is a Lecturer in Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester. She holds a BA in Philosophy from McGill University, MPhil in Philosophy from Trinity College, Cambridge, and DPhil in Philosophy (Rhodes Scholar) from Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Kimberley's research interests include philosophy of punishmen...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:November 6, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199698417

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Table of Contents

Adam Cureton and Kimberley Brownlee: Introduction1. Guy Kahane and Julian Savulescu: The welfarist account of disability2. Norman Daniels, Susannah Rose, and Ellen Daniels Zide: Disability, adaptation and inclusion3. Lorella Terzi: Vagaries of the natural lottery? Human diversity, disability and justice: A capability perspective4. Jonathan Wolff: Disability among equals5. Christie Hartley: An inclusive contractualism: Obligations to the mentally disabled*6. Anita Silvers: No talent? Beyond the worst off!: A diverse theory of justice for disability7. Leslie P. Francis: Understanding Autonomy in Light of Intellectual Disability8. Douglas MacLean: Respect Without Reason: Relating to Alzheimer's9. Jeff McMahan: Radical cognitive limitation10. F. M. Kamm: Disability, discrimination and irrelevant goods11. David Wasserman: Ethical constraints on allowing or causing the existence of people with disabilities12. Rosalind McDougall: Impairment, flourishing and the moral nature of parenthood13. Richard Hull: Projected disability and parental responsibilities