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Publication Date

Fall 2012


The article focuses on various definitions of disability in human beings given by researcher. It mentions that disability is not universally accepted for normal function of a species. It informs that physical and psychological condition informs about the health of people. It further highlights that species norm defines disability in terms of disease.

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Permission has been granted by The National Catholic Bioethics Center to supply this article for educational and research purposes. More information can be found about The National Catholic Bioethics Center at

Recommended Citation

Christopher Kaczor, “Philosophy and Theology” Disability, National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 12.3 (Autumn 2012): 533-539.

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