Is disability mere difference?

@article{Bognar2015IsDM,
  title={Is disability mere difference?},
  author={G. Bognar},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={46 - 49}
}
  • G. Bognar
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
Some philosophers and disability advocates argue that disability is not bad for you. Rather than treated as a harm, it should be considered and even celebrated as just another manifestation of human diversity. Disability is mere difference. To most of us, these are extraordinary claims. Can they be defended? What do people mean when they claim that disability is mere difference? This is not always clear. Surely, they cannot mean that all disabilities are mere differences. There are some… Expand
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