David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Teaching Philosophy 30 (4):345-356 (2007)
Drawing upon almost twenty years of teaching philosophy as a physically disabled person in a wheelchair, I explore the “learning moments” afforded to me in the classroom as a disabled teacher. Focusing primarily on the teaching of ethics, and how my experience and the experiences of other disabled students in a class can enhance the education of everybody, I attempt to demonstrate to other philosophy teachers that disability in the classroom can and should be viewed not as a burden but more as an opportunity for teaching enrichment
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jeffrey P. Whitman (2007). The View From a Wheelchair. Teaching Philosophy 30 (4):345-356.
Michael Gard & Hayley Fitzgerald (2008). Tackling Murderball: Masculinity, Disability and the Big Screen. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 2 (2):126 – 141.
Park McArthur (2012). Carried and Held: Getting Good at Being Helped. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 5 (2):162-169.
Gordon Tait, Clare O'Farrell, Sarah Davey Chesters, Joanne Brownlee & Rebecca Spooner-Lane (2012). Are There Any Right or Wrong Answers in Teaching Philosophy? Teaching Philosophy 35 (4):367-381.
Susan Wendell (2001). Unhealthy Disabled: Treating Chronic Illnesses as Disabilities. Hypatia 16 (4):17-33.
Margaret Macintyre Latta & Gayle Buck (2008). Enfleshing Embodiment: 'Falling Into Trust' with the Body's Role in Teaching and Learning. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (2):315-329.
Annette Patterson & Martha Satz (2002). Genetic Counseling and the Disabled: Feminism Examines the Stance of Those Who Stand at the Gate. Hypatia 17 (3):118-142.
David William Jardine (2008). Back to the Basics of Teaching and Learning: Thinking the World Together. Routledge.
Brett Smith (2008). Imagining Being Disabled Through Playing Sport: The Body and Alterity as Limits to Imagining Others' Lives. Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 2 (2):142 – 157.
Susan Wendell (1989). Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability. Hypatia 4 (2):104 - 124.
Ronald R. Sims (2004). Business Ethics Teaching: Using Conversational Learning to Build an Effective Classroom Learning Environment. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 49 (2):201-211.
Yo-An Lee & Akihiko Takahashi (2011). Lesson Plans and the Contingency of Classroom Interactions. Human Studies 34 (2):209-227.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads7 ( #188,122 of 1,102,834 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #84,523 of 1,102,834 )
How can I increase my downloads?