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One principle and three fallacies of disability studies


A question between John Harris and I is the degree to which lessons may be learned, and insights gained, from a life distinguished by physical differences. He argues it as the “aborting Beethoven fallacy”, I insist on the evidence that what we learn from physical differences may be critical and life enhancing.

  • Disability
  • impairment
  • handicap
  • equality
  • social conception of disability
  • harmed condition conception of disability

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