Intellectual Disability by Heather Keith
Ethics, Dehumanization and a New Moral Community

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Intellectual Disability: Ethics, Dehumanization, and a New Moral Community presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the roots and evolution of the dehumanization of people with intellectual disabilities.

Examines the roots of disability ethics from a psychological, philosophical, and educational perspectivePresents a coherent, sustained moral perspective in examining the historical dehumanization of people with diminished cognitive abilitiesIncludes a series of narratives and case descriptions to illustrate argumentsReveals the importance of an interdisciplinary understanding of the social construction of intellectual disability
 

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Heather E. Keith is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Green Mountain College, Vermont. Her work has appeared in such publications as The Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, The Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Streams of William James, and the Encyclopedia of American Philosophy.Kenneth D. Keith is Professor Emeritus of Psychological Sciences at the University of San Diego. The author, co-author, or editor of more than 100 scientific and professional publications including The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Keith is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in the divisions on teaching and on international psychology, and a Fellow of the Western Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.
 
Published March 12, 2013 by Wiley-Blackwell. 248 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Political & Social Sciences, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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