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The Curious Case of Autists Against Neurodiversity

Has neurodiversity become not just a biological matter of fact, but a political movement?

Photo by Morgan Basham on Unsplash

There are two senses in which the word “neurodiversity” is used.

On the one hand, neurodiversity is an undisputable fact, just like biodiversity, as the autism expert Simon Baron Cohen (not to be confused…

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Rory Cockshaw

Rory Cockshaw

I write about science, philosophy, and society. Occasionally whatever else takes my fancy. Student @ University of Cambridge, Yale Bioethics alum.