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Author Edwards, Steven D., 1957-

Title Disability : definitions, value and identity / Steven D Edwards ; foreword by Tim Stainton
Published Oxford : Radcliffe, 2005


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 MELB  362.4019 Edw/Ddv  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 156 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Defining disablement -- Why bother defining disability? -- The ICIDH -- The UPIAS definition -- Nordenfelt's theory of disablement -- Harris' definition of disability -- The ICF -- Pt. 2. Disablement and the idea of a good human life -- Termination of pregnancy and the idea of a good life -- A hedonistic theory of the good life -- Preference satisfaction as the good life -- An 'objective goods' theory -- A critique of 'maximising' approaches to the question of capacity to lead a good life -- Pt. 3. Disablement and the person -- Three philosophical theories of the person, and their implications for disablement -- Persons and human beings -- Disablement and personal identity -- Narrative identity and disablement -- Five essential structuring concepts of personal existence -- Disablement and the five structuring concepts -- The expressivist objection
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Disabilities.
People with disabilities -- Psychology.
LC no. 2010291132
ISBN 1857757009 paperback