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Janette Dinishak: “Autism & Neurodiversity”
February 20, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm | Stevenson Fireside Lounge
Janette Dinishak’s work explores how Wittgenstein’s concept “noticing an aspect” can provide a frame for capturing and understanding commonly neglected phenomena that are characteristic of autistic experience. She also traces the inter-relations between scientific, cultural, and first-person perspectives on autism and how these perspectives interact in shaping our understanding of autism.
Janette Dinishak is Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UC Santa Cruz.