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Conference: Philosophy of Disability

  • 04/20-04/21
  • 7:15 pm-5:25 pm
  • Karpen Hall - Laurel Forum

The second biennial Conference on the Philosophy of Disability will be held Friday and Saturday, April 20-21 in UNC Asheville's Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. The conference is free and open to everyone. 

Friday, April 20

7:15-8:30 p.m. - Professor Adam Cureton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, The Limiting Role of Respect for People with Disabilities

Saturday, April 21

9-10:15 a.m. - Professor Kim Q. Hall, Appalachian State University, On Being Slow: Disability and Philosophy in the U.S. South

10:25-11:40 a.m. - Professor Richard Cross, UNCG, Representations of Disability in Art and the Work of Disabled Artists

1:35 -2:25 p.m. - Professor Richard Cross, University of Notre Dame, Disabilities in Heaven

2:35-3:50 p.m. - Professor Scott M. Williams, UNC Asheville, Personhood, Ableism, and the Philosophy of Religion: Is Personhood an Arbitrary Category?

4:10-5:25 p.m. - Professor Eva Feder Kittay, Stony Brook University, The Moral Significance of Being Human

Contact for this event:

  • Scott Williams
  • swillia8@unca.edu
  • 828.251.6349