Santa Clara University


Current Course Offerings

Fall 2013: Undergraduate, College of Arts and Sciences
Subject Philosophy
Course PHIL 70
Title Philosophy and Disability
Units (min/max) 4.00/4.00
Description Examines the nature and meaning of disability, what it is like living with disability (one's own or that of others), the legal, social, and ethical aspects of disabily (particuarly justice and individual obligations toward disabled persons), and the intersections of disability with other social categories such as class, ethnicity, sexual orientatuion, age, and race. Students will be exposed to these issues by reading scholarly and nonfiction texts, doing research, viewing films, and working with disabled persons in the community through the Arrupe Partnerships for Community Based Learning. Fufills Core Requirement for Diversity and Experiential Learning for Social Justice requirement. Note: This course requires participation in community-based learning (CBL) experiences off campus.
Course descriptions can also be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin, or on the Philosophy Web site.
Term Class Instructor(s) Meeting Days Meeting Times Location
Fall 2013 92344 Nelson,Lawrence J MWF
02:15 PM-03:20 PM

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