It has to do with qualities of mind which are preserved, even enhanced, so that, though 'mentally defective' in some ways, they may be mentally interesting, even mentally complete, in others. Qualities of mind other than the conceptual-this is what we may explore with peculiar clarity in the simple mind

Oliver Sacks, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales, 1985

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