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Kittay, Eva Feder

Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy

Kittay, Eva Feder - Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy, ebook

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Through a series of essays contributed by clinicians, medical historians, and prominent moral philosophers, Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy addresses the ethical, bio-ethical, epistemological, historical, and meta-philosophical questions raised by cognitive disability

  • Features essays by a prominent clinicians and medical historians of cognitive disability, and prominent contemporary philosophers such as Ian Hacking, Martha Nussbaum, and Peter Singer

  • Represents the first collection that brings together philosophical discussions of Alzheimer's disease, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and autism under the rubric of cognitive disability

  • Offers insights into categories like Alzheimer's, mental retardation, and autism, as well as issues such as care, personhood, justice, agency, and responsibility

Keywords: Cognitive Disability, Personhood, Dignity, Bioethics, Cognitive Capacity

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
424 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444322798
Printed ISBN
9781405198288

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