By Armen T. Marsoobian, Brian J. Huschle, Eric Cavallero(eds.)
Via a chain of essays contributed via clinicians, scientific historians, and sought after ethical philosophers, Cognitive incapacity and Its problem to ethical Philosophy addresses the moral, bio-ethical, epistemological, historic, and meta-philosophical questions raised by way of cognitive incapacity
- Features essays by means of a favourite clinicians and clinical historians of cognitive incapacity, and well-liked modern philosophers comparable to Ian Hacking, Martha Nussbaum, and Peter Singer
- Represents the 1st assortment that brings jointly philosophical discussions of Alzheimer's affliction, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and autism lower than the rubric of cognitive incapacity
- Offers insights into different types like Alzheimer's, psychological retardation, and autism, in addition to matters reminiscent of care, personhood, justice, company, and responsibility
Chapter 1 creation: Rethinking Philosophical Presumptions in gentle of Cognitive incapacity (pages 1–25): Licia Carlson and Eva Feder Kittay
Chapter 2 the bounds of the clinical version: historic Epidemiology of highbrow incapacity within the usa (pages 26–54): Jeffrey P. Brosco
Chapter three Developmental point of view at the Emergence of ethical Personhood (pages 55–73): James C. Harris
Chapter four The features of individuals with Cognitive Disabilities (pages 74–95): Martha Nussbaum
Chapter five Equality, Freedom, and/or Justice for All: A reaction to Martha Nussbaum (pages 97–109): Michael BeRube
Chapter 6 Respecting Human Dignity: agreement as opposed to functions (pages 111–125): Cynthia A. Stark
Chapter 7 tasks of Justice to electorate with Cognitive Disabilities (pages 127–146): Sophia Isako Wong
Chapter eight Cognitive incapacity in a Society of Equals (pages 147–159): Jonathan Wolff
Chapter nine retaining each other (Well, Wrongly, Clumsily) in a Time of Dementia (pages 161–169): Hilde Lindemann
Chapter 10 organisation and ethical dating in Dementia (pages 171–182): Bruce Jennings
Chapter eleven Cognitive incapacity, Paternalism, and the worldwide Burden of disorder (pages 183–199): Daniel Wikler
Chapter 12 accountability, organization, and Cognitive incapacity (pages 201–223): David Shoemaker
Chapter thirteen Alzheimer's disorder and Socially prolonged Mentation (pages 225–236): James Lindemann Nelson
Chapter 14 brooding about the great: Reconfiguring Liberal Metaphysics (or now not) for individuals with Cognitive Disabilities (pages 237–259): Leslie P. Francis and Anita Silvers
Chapter 15 How we have now Been studying to speak about Autism: a task for tales (pages 260–278): Ian Hacking
Chapter sixteen the idea and speak of people with Autism: Reflections on Ian Hacking (pages 279–292): Victoria McGeer
Chapter 17 The Entanglement of Race and Cognitive Dis/ability (pages 293–313): Anna Stubblefield
Chapter 18 Philosophers of highbrow incapacity: A Taxonomy (pages 315–329): Licia Carlson
Chapter 19 Speciesism and ethical prestige (pages 330–344): Peter Singer
Chapter 20 Cognitive incapacity and Cognitive Enhancement (pages 345–367): Jeff McMahan
Chapter 21 worrying and whole ethical status Redux (pages 369–392): Agnieszka Jaworska
Chapter 22 the non-public Is Philosophical Is Political: A thinker and mom of a Cognitively Disabled individual Sends Notes from the Battlefield (pages 393–413): Eva Feder Kittay
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U), congenital hypothyroidism (CH), phenylketonuria (PKU), and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) (Brosco, Mattingly, and Sanders 2006). We chose these seven conditions for several reasons: (1) all were recognized in the 1950s as speciﬁc causes of ID with a high probability of ﬁnding or implementing a cure (Heber 1970; Stern 1963; Levinson and Bigler 1960; Alexander 1998); (2) they account for all of the relatively high-incidence conditions noted in table 1; (3) they are the commonly discussed ‘‘success’’ stories in the prevention of ID (Moser 1992; Alexander 1998; Brockley 1999; Centerwall and Centerwall 2000; Crocker 1985; Lakin, Braddock, and Smith 1994; Scheerenberger 1987); and (4) interventions for these conditions depend largely on care provided through the individual doctor-patient relationship, that is, they exemplify the traditional biomedical approach of preventing disease of complications in each individual patient.
Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kittay, Eva Feder. 1999. Love’s Labor: Essays in Women, Equality and Dependency. New York: Routledge. ———. 2000. ’’ In Americans with Disabilities, edited by Leslie Pickering Francis and Anita Silvers, 64–80. New York: Routledge. ———. 2001. 3:557–79 (special issue entitled The Critical Limits of Embodiment: Reﬂections on Disability Criticism). Reprinted in The Subject of Care: Feminist Perspectives on Dependency, edited by Eva Feder Kittay and Ellen K. Feder, 257–76.
Medicine in the Twentieth Century Intellectual disability was primarily an issue for families and local governments in the United States until the early 1800s, when states opened institutions where persons with ID could live if their families were unable to care for them. Hundreds of these large institutions were built with public funds in the nineteenth century when physicians and advocates convinced politicians and philanthropists that ID could be cured with the proper environmental treatment.