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Description - The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy by Heidi Maibom

Empathy plays a central role in the history and contemporary study of ethics, interpersonal understanding, and the emotions, yet until now has been relatively underexplored. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting field and is the first collection of its kind. Comprising over thirty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into six parts:

  • Core issues
  • History of empathy
  • Empathy and understanding
  • Empathy and morals
  • Empathy in art and aesthetics
  • Empathy and individual differences.

Within these sections central topics and problems are examined, including: empathy and imagination; neuroscience; David Hume and Adam Smith; understanding; evolution; altruism; moral responsibility; art, aesthetics, and literature; gender; empathy and related disciplines such as anthropology.

Essential reading for students and researchers in philosophy, particularly ethics and philosophy of mind and psychology, the Handbook will also be of interest to those in related fields, such as anthropology and social psychology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780367254933
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 396
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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