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Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Anne Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a critique of the dominant understanding and deployment of empathy in the mainstream medical humanities. Drawing on feminist theory, it positions empathy not as something that one ... More


Empathy, Trauma, and the Space of War in Parade’s End

Eve Sorum

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter brings early-twentieth-century theories of empathy into dialogue with Ford’s No More Parades and A Man Could Stand Up –. Probing the idea of literary abstraction and rereading art ... More


Fellow Feeling in Ford’s Last Post: Modernist Empathy and the Eighteenth-Century Man

Meghan Marie Hammond

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines fellow feeling in Ford’s final Tietjens novel, Last Post (1928). In particular, the chapter tracks the ways in which eighteenth-century concepts of sympathy and ... More


Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Nima Naghibi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This monograph examines the popular trend among diasporic Iranian women to produce auto/biographical narratives through a variety of genres: published memoirs, documentary films, comics, and social ... More


Afterword

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Recently African American journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates published an award-winning book, Between the World and Me, which can serve as a useful perspective on racial liberalism today. The book’s ... More


On Empathy

Joseph Redfield Palmisano

in Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The text moves to a more systematic consideration of the concept of empathy by way of Stein's dissertation On The Problem of Empathy. Our methodology focuses on “unpacking” Stein's concept of empathy ... More


Stein’s Kenosis: Reimaging Witnessing

Joseph Redfield Palmisano

in Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

After the “action” of narratively considering Stein's life, the text reflectively “steps back” in order to discern the interreligious significance of Stein's response. This is done by reading Stein's ... More


Feeling Extended: Sociality as Extended Body-Becoming-Mind

Douglas Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019477
eISBN:
9780262314909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Extended Mind Thesis (EMT) offers the attractive notion that we are not isolated minds moving through an alien world of material objects—we are connected. We don’t just think about that world; we ... More


Aesthetics of Empathy: The Azeri Subject in Translations of Pushkin

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the Azeri poetry of Mirza Fatali Axundov and Abbas Sehhet’s translations of the Russian imperial sublime. The chapter focuses on the geography of the sublime as central to the ... More


Not Caring: Sociopaths and the Suffering of Others

Piers Benn

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter addresses empathic concern as the basis for altruistic concern. The author carefully delineates, but also links, the notions of sympathy and empathy and considers the thesis that ... More


Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The aim of this book is to understand the complex evolution of the socio-political ideas of Gandhi and King and also their confluence in the specific context of India and America respectively. Based ... More


Conflict Resolution as Narrative Practice: Emerging Better-Formed Stories

Sara Cobb

in Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199826209
eISBN:
9780199345335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826209.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the implications of critical narrative theory for the core practices in the field of conflict resolution: Negotiation, mediation, problem-solving workshops, dialogue and ... More


Social neuropeptides in the human brain: Oxytocin and social behavior

Markus Heinrichs, Frances S. Chen, and Gregor Domes

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The neuropeptide oxytocin plays a central role in mammalian social behaviour and cognition. In humans, oxytocin contributes to the motivation and ability to understand the minds of others through ... More


Understanding the genetics of empathy and the autistic spectrum

Bhismadev Chakrabarti and Simon Baron-Cohen

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Empathy includes the ability to understand other mind and respond appropriately to them. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) often have difficulties in these domains, and are associated ... More


Social cognition in individuals with psychopathic tendencies

James Blair and Stuart F. White

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Psychopathy is a disorder marked by reduced empathy/ guild and an increased risk for antisocial behavior, particularly instrumental, goal-directed antisocial behavior. This chapter will consider the ... More


Distant Empathy

Oana Panaïté

in The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapters looks at how encounters born from crossing boundaries between territories, cultures, languages and memories can either amplify or mitigate relations of antagonism, domination or rivalry ... More


The Journey Back to Oneself: Reimagining Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter five includes a discussion of specific curricular interventions that can work toward getting students to think critically and to reflect deeply and broadly on what it means to be human. It ... More


Feeling Others

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter builds on existing enactive accounts of empathy and intersubjectivity to explore the affective dimension of our concrete encounters with others. I first focus on the various ways in ... More


The Wisdom of Taste, The Taste of Wisdom

Nicola Perullo

in Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173483
eISBN:
9780231541428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173483.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section argues that taste’s attributes, including expertise, regulation, flexibility, and conviviality, lead to wisdom and empathy.


Empathy, Face, and Ritual

Douglas Robinson

in Feeling Extended: Sociality as Extended Body-Becoming-Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019477
eISBN:
9780262314909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019477.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter begins with a discussion of the socioneurological research on empathy, and continues with a close look at Aristotle’s use of the noun doxa as it intersects with Erving Goffman’s (1967) ... More


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