Conceptualization of the Body in ‘Disability’
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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Edwards, S. D. 2006. Conceptualization of the Body in ‘Disability’. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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According to a view derived from the philosopher Descartes, persons are composed of separable minds and bodies. When applied to the phenomenon of disablement, this generates a specific conception of disability.