Empathy In The Context Of Philosophy

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

byLou Agosta

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Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and human community.

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Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and hum...

LOU AGOSTA is an independent scholar of philosophy and a Business Analyst. He has taught philosophy at Roosevelt University, Loyola University, DePaul University, St. Xavier College, Oakton Community College, USA. He also teaches English as a Second Language at Centro Romero in the community center in his neighborhood.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241832

ISBN - 13:9780230241831

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
Series Editor's Preface
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Heideggerian Interpretation of Empathy
Delivering Heidegger's Hermeneutic of Empathy
Empathy Between Death and the Other
The Roundtrip from Hermeneutics to Intentionality
Empathy from Periphery to Foundation
Empathy as Vicarious Introspection in Psychoanalysis
Notes
Bibliography
Index