Bioethics Blogs

“The Reason I Jump” by Naoki Higashida: A Reconsideration of Autism, Empathy, and “Mind-Blindness”

by Sara M. Bergstresser• The field of bioethics has the potential to contribute to a better understanding of how the medical and social assumptions that accompany diagnostic categories impact the people who have been diagnosed. In particular, autism has recently been characterized as being defined by an inherent lack of empathy and as a state […]

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