Terminal Cancer and Disability
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 31 October 2010, Question 3
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 31 October 2010, I answered a question on terminal cancer and disability.
I have a terminal illness (cancer) that's getting in the way of my daily life, which includes a full-time job and college. Is it moral to stop working and go on disability?
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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