Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 50 items

  • Keywords: Empathy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Danielle Sands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Reading contemporary fiction and philosophy alongside each other, Animal Writingproposes a thinking of and with animals which brings together critical and affective approaches. Aspiring to a critical ... More


Conclusion

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Conclusion situates the findings of the book in relation to the current environmental crisis, arguing that effective responses to this crisis demand a plurality of approaches to nonhuman life, ... More


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


From Discipline to Reward: Reworking Children’s Transgressions

Daniel Thomas Cook

in The Moral Project of Childhood: Motherhood, Material Life, and Early Children's Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899203
eISBN:
9781479881413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899203.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In the latter decades of the nineteenth century, the issue of the discipline and punishment of children surfaced as an ongoing discussion and debate on the pages of periodicals devoted to mothers ... 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


Introduction: Ten Statements about Empathy and Animal Studies

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The introduction examines the role played by empathy in contemporary Animal Studies within the broader context of the affective turn. Outlining key features of Animal Studies, it contends that ... More


Fragile Bodies, Cross-species Empathy and Suspended Allegories: ‘It hurt, it was painful – that’s all there is to say’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Yann Martel’s allegorical novels Life of Pi and Beatrice and Virgil in order to assess the possibility of articulating cross-species vulnerability and its connection to ... More


Anthropomorphism and the ‘Ends of Man’ in the Anthropocene: ‘My chimp nature’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Examining Donna Haraway’s critique of primatological practices and narratives, and Karen Joy Fowler’s fictional account of primate relations, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves,alongside humanist ... More


The Sexual Politics of Nature Writing and Lepidoptery: ‘The siren song of entomology’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Arguing that the discourse of insect collecting is one of objectification and domination, and that entomological classification and practices continue to reflect concerns about sex and gender which ... More


Insect Ethics and Aesthetics: ‘Their blood does not stain our hands’

Danielle Sands

in Animal Writing: Storytelling, Selfhood and the Limits of Empathy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439039
eISBN:
9781474476881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439039.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter tracks the flying and scurrying of disparate unpinned insects, emphasising both their instrumental and intrinsic value, and the necessity of supplementing empathetic with non-empathetic ... More


Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak and Zoe Jaques (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831910
eISBN:
9781496831965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While differences and conflicts between younger and older generations have been frequently studied in children’s literature criticism, this book breaks new ground by arguing for the fundamental role ... 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


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


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


View: