Sunday, December 14, 2008

The Ethics of Autism for Autism Twitter Day

Indiana University Press has donated the book, The Ethics of Autism: Among Them, but Not of Them for autism twitter day.

Understanding autism and the unique ethical questions it raises. Written by Deborah R. Barnbaum, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Kent State University.

"This book will be of great interest to philosophers and students of philosophy on the issues of autism and what it means to be a person."—Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures

Table of Contents:

1. A Philosophical Introduction to Autism
Voices of Autism: Jim Sinclair
2. The Value of an Autistic Life
Voices of Autism: Wendy Lawson
3. Autism and Moral Theories
Voices of Autism: Gunilla Gerland
4. Autism and Genetic Technologies
Voices of Autism: Donna Williams
5. Research on Persons with Autism
Voices of Autism: Temple Grandin

For more details on this and other books available at Indiana University Press.

This prize is open to US twitter members only.

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