Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

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Empathy has for a long time, at least since the eighteenth century, been seen as centrally important in relation to our capacity to gain a grasp of the content of other people's minds, and predict and explain what they will think, feel, and do; and in relation to our capacity to respond to others ethically. In addition, empathy is seen as having a central role in aesthetics, in the understanding of our engagement with works of art and with fictional characters. A fuller understanding of empathy is now offered by the ...

Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198706427

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Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199539956

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