Reviewing resistances to reconceptualizing disability

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I attempt to adjudicate the disagreement between those who seek to reconceptualize disability as mere difference and their opponents. I do so by reviewing a central conviction motivating the resistance, concerning the relationship between disability and well-being. I argue that the conviction depends on further considerations about the costs and extent of change involved in accommodating individuals with a particular disability trait. I conclude by considering three pay-offs of this clarification.
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Disability and Mere Difference.Kahane, Guy & Savulescu, Julian
The Welfarist Account of Disability.Kahane, Guy & Savulescu, Julian

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