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Winnicott, symbolic play, and other minds

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Abstract:

In this paper, I will attempt to follow Winnicott's thoughts on the intrinsic connection between symbolic play and the way we understand other minds. Phenomenological, conceptual and empirical difficulties in the account will be presented and taken into consideration. Winnicott's account proves to be a fruitful guide into the issue and can help us clarify impaired symbolic play in autism.

Keywords: Autism; Intersubjectivity; Play; Theory-Theory of Mind; Winnicott

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2011.559621

Publication date: 2011-10-01

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