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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2018) 127 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Wasserman Barnes Elizabeth , The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . xii + 200 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 The Minority Body is an important and provocative book. It moves disability further into the center of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 January 2002
... prevent harm make genetic interventions to prevent disabilities not only permissible but also obligatory” (302). Relatedly, the book concludes that genetic technologies are also permissible, under various conditions, for enhancements, not just for the prevention or elimination of disease (see chapters...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 603–632.
Published: 01 October 2007
... a number of reasons: Heterogeneity is realistic (and central to some issues, such as how disabilities should be addressed), a defining feature of x-theories is their tendency to treat individuals in the same manner despite some or all of the differences in their W functions, and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 January 2002
... from preventing deafness. To mention just one problem, on some accounts of disease (including the account that the authors seem to accept)3 or disability, one might argue that homosexuality is a disease or a dis- ability (I do not share this view, but, in the context of the disability rights advo...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 269–272.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... 497 pp. Wall, John. 2005. Moral Creativity: Raul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility. New York: Oxford University Press. viii + 234 pp. Wasserman, David, Jerome Bickenbach, and Robert Wachbroit, eds. Quality of Life and Human Difference: Genetic Testing, Health Care, and Disability...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 January 2005
... financial assis- tance to disabled people. In part two, the book takes up the topics of punish- ment and self-protection. Otsuka provides a Lockean justification for a natural right to punish, suggesting that that right is grounded in our natural right to defend ourselves. He then argues, rather...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
... (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1979), 65–66 and Jeff McMahan, “Cognitive Disability, Misfor- tune, and Justice,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 25 (1996): 3–34. The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Terrance McConnell, Inalienable Rights: The Limits of Consent...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Empiricism. Oxford: Clarendon. x + 251 pp. Gilbert, Margaret. 2006. A Theory of Political Obligation: Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society. Oxford: Clarendon. x + 332 pp. Glover, Jonathan. 2006. Choosing Children: Genes, Disability, and Design. Uehiro Series in Practical Ethics...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 306–310.
Published: 01 April 2008
... overall rationality of an action in the following way: An action is objectively irrational iff it involves a nontrivial risk to the agent, of nontrivial pain, disability, loss of pleasure, or loss of free- dom, or premature death without a sufficient chance that someone (not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2008) 117 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 January 2008
...: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press. xv + 487 pp. of Bohemia, Princess Elisabeth, and Rene´ Descartes. 2007. The Correspondence between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and Rene Descartes. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 July 2001
...) for efforts to compensate those whose physical disabilities otherwise would leave them unable to develop as persons or citizens. In short, Rawls’s treatment of talents and other fortunes of birth acknowledges the significance of certain goods to our development as persons capable of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 253–271.
Published: 01 April 2005
... disabled person may have the same wealth as one who is not disabled, but have less freedom of movement. What matters for measuring an individual’s freedom, then, is her capability—her power to achieve valued functionings— rather than just her commodity holdings. I have argued elsewhere (1999) that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 270–275.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Peter Singer, Practical Ethics (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1979), 65–66 and Jeff McMahan, “Cognitive Disability, Misfor- tune, and Justice,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 25 (1996): 3–34. The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Terrance McConnell...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 478–483.
Published: 01 July 2002
... me to ϕ, but my ability is itself no reason for me to ϕ (155). My having promised to ϕ can be the reason that it is only in the absence of con- ditions, such as coercion or fraud, whose presence would disable it from being a reason to ϕ. The notion of a complete reason conflates these distinctions...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 481–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... profound intellectual disabilities were held responsible would be worlds whose members' responsibility attitudes and practices were just mistaken. As they put it, “By understanding responsibility primarily in terms of our actual practices of adopting or not adopting certain attitudes toward agents...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2007) 116 (4): 533–562.
Published: 01 October 2007
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 January 2005
... am not an incorporeal victim of an evil demon was sup- ported on the grounds that my evidence for this proposition is bound to exhibit a feature that renders it inadequate. The precise construal of this disabling feature is a delicate issue. Broadly speaking, the idea is that my evidence for a...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 281–286.
Published: 01 April 2007
...: Westview. Nussbaum, Martha. 2006 . Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, and Species Membership . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Rollin, Bernard. 1995 . Farm Animal Welfare: Social, Bioethical, and Research Issues . Ames: Iowa State University Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 April 2007
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2007) 116 (2): 273–280.
Published: 01 April 2007