Chapter 8. Practical Logic and Autism

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Elinor Ochs and
  2. Olga Solomon

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch9

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Ochs, E. and Solomon, O. (2005) Practical Logic and Autism, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • autism;
  • competence;
  • wechsler intelligence scale;
  • conservative;
  • pragmatic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Ethnography of Autism Project

  • Autistic Impairments and Social Practice

  • Sources of Practical Competence

  • A Feel for Actions

  • A Feel for Propositions

  • Proximal Relevance

  • Conclusion

  • Transcription Conventions (adapted from Atkinson and Heritage 1984)