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Thinking Differently: Two Brilliant Minds Discuss What It Means to Analyze Information and Produce Solutions Outside the Mainstream

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For the first time ever renowned economist and coauthor of one of the world's most influential economic blogs, Tyler Cowen, sits down with best-selling author and autism advocate Temple Grandin for a lively in-depth exploration of the value of autism in the modern world. Just as he does in his book Create Your Own Economy, Cowen argues that individuals on the autism ...more
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Published June 30th 2009 by Dutton Books (first published June 27th 2009)
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Jul 20, 2014 Cassie ♥ rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Based on the book that I downloaded, this is basically on interview where quite frankly, Tyler Cowen, tries to get Dr. Temple Grandin to talk about subjects like religion and politics which she does not want to do. Oh, and he also promotes himself, his theories and his other books. Save your money!

What kept me reading is Dr. Grandlin!! In this book, Dr. Grandin does give a wonderful endorsement to the new style of ABA therapy, as well as discussing some personal issues that I had not heard her d
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Nita
Jun 13, 2015 Nita rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting read

This was an interesting read from the perspective of people living the situation. Thought it was neat to see it from their point of view.
Tonya Garrison
Jul 26, 2014 Tonya Garrison rated it liked it
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Is basically just a transcript of a previous Q&A between Tyler Cowen and Dr. Temple Grandin. Okay read but not worth paying more than 99 cents for.
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Tyler Cowen (born January 21, 1962) occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times and writes for such magazines as The New Republic and The Wilson Quarterly.

Cowen's primary research interest is
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