Empathy in the Context of Philosophy

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Apr 29, 2010 - Philosophy - 184 pages
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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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Lou Agosta is a psychotherapist in private practice in Chicago (USA). He teaches at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University where he delivers curriculum on the History and Systems of Psychology. He has taught philosophy at Roosevelt University, Loyola University, DePaul University, St. Xavier College, Oakton Community College, USA.

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