Eva Feder Kittay

Feb 15, 2011 by Sara Steger

On Wednesday, February 16th at 7:30pm, Eva Feder Kittay will present a lecture: “Lives Not Worthy of Life: The Nazi T-4 Project, Racism and Cognitive Disability”.

Eva Feder Kittay is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University/SUNY. Among her most recent major publications are “On the Margins of Moral Personhood,” “Blackwell Studies in Feminist Philosophy,” and “Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy.” Kittay is currently at work on a new book, “A Quest for A Humbler Philosophy: Thinking about Disabled Minds and Things that Matter,” which explores challenges posed by cognitive disabilities to philosophy and ethics.  She is also working on a collection of her essays on carework and the ethics of care.  This event is co-sponsored by the UT Dallas Office of Student AccessAbility and the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies.

The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be held in the UT Dallas Davidson Auditorium, School of Management.