Ways of Knowin2 - Connection with animals that she doesnt...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ways of Knowing 1. Temple Grandhind and Autism Can be mildly autistic or severe Asperger’s syndrome: mild autism. Usually very smart. Autism on the rise or just diagnosis of autism? Sacks view: - Genetic element - Can be acquire to produce autism like symptoms - Nature or nurture coming to certain mental diseases - No single cause of autism 2. Temple Grandhind Autistic patients don’t fit in with other people well ( social situations )
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Connection with animals that she doesnt have with humans Thinks in specifics and pictures Likes being hugged, created a hugging machine 3. Theory of the mind and Autistics Ability to put yourself in someone elses shoes requires the ability to realize other people have minds Autistic children do not separated living and non-living things. A kind of Solipsism: you are the only minded being in the world...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PHI 4341 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Central Florida.

Page1 / 2

Ways of Knowin2 - Connection with animals that she doesnt...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online