2014 - Issue Three

The Ability of Disability

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In many ways it is disability—its disfigurement, impairment, vulnerability and dependence—which raises the objection we have to life at its beginning and end. It is disability that we want to avoid. For this reason then we turn to disability directly, to ask to what extent the anomaly of disability casts a light onto one of the central features of the humanum as such…. to what extent, that is, it is an ability.

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