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      April 4, 2019

      Thursday   4:00 PM

      Oxford Road
      Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL

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      MANCEPT Research Cluster with Jessica Begon: Neutral Impairment, Disadvantageous Disability

      Please join the MANCEPT Research Cluster for Jessica Begon's "Neutral Impairment, Disadvantageous Disability".

      Dr Jessica Begon is an Assistant Professor in Political Theory in the School of Government and International Affairs at the University of Durham and a Member of Durham CELLS (Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences). Jessica’s researches in the area of moral and political philosophy, with a particular focus on justice and inequality, disability, paternalism, and epistemic injustice. Her current research is focussed on how disability should be justly treated in public policy, and the importance of mitigating the disadvantages often associated with physical and cognitive impairments without disrespecting those whom these policies affect.

      Jessica's research interests include: Capability approach, Disability, Distributive justice, Epistemic injustice, Liberal political thought, Paternalism, Well-being and autonomy

      https://www.dur.ac.uk/sgia/staff/profile/?id=17298

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