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empathic

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 128 words.

Empathic (= of, relating to, displaying, or eliciting empathy) has long been the usual form. But empathetic is frequently encountered,

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Empathy

Robert Elliott, Arthur C. Bohart, Jeanne C. Watson and Leslie S. Greenberg.

in Psychotherapy Relationships That Work

April 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 11641 words.

After defining empathy, discussing its measurement, and offering an example of empathy in practice, this chapter presents the results of an updated meta-analysis of the relation between...

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Empathy

Robert Elliott, Arthur C. Bohart, Jeanne C. Watson and David Murphy.

in Psychotherapy Relationships that Work

June 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Adult Psychology. 19061 words.

Empathy refers to understanding what another person is experiencing or trying to express. The chapter begins by discussing definitional issues and presenting an integrative definition. It...

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empathic

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Of empathy; having the ability of empathy. Compare telempathic. 1959 J. White Visitor at Large New Worlds SF (June) 8 His new assistant was not a telepath—it could not read ...

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empathy

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

n. the ability to imagine and understand the thoughts, perspective, and emotions of another person. In counselling and psychotherapy empathy

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Empathy

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3529 words.

The word “empathy” was introduced into the English language in 1909 by Edward Titchener from the German “Einfühlung,” coined by

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empathy

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Empathy is the ability to imagine oneself in another person's position and to experience all the sensations connected with it.

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empathy

Jean Decety.

in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1844 words.

The construct of empathy denotes, at a phenomenological level of description, a sense of similarity between the feelings one experiences

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empathy

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Empathy is the ability to imagine oneself in another person's position and to experience all the sensations connected with it.

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Empathy

Michael Slote.

in Moral Sentimentalism

December 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 6934 words.

This chapter focuses on the notion/phenomenon of empathy. It clarifies what we nowadays mean when we talk about empathy, but it also explains how the recent literature of psychology bears...

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Empathy

Edited by Jean Decety.

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neuropsychology. 336 pages.

There are many reasons for scholars to investigate empathy. Empathy plays a crucial role in human social interaction at all stages of life; it is thought to help motivate positive social...

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Empathy

Robert J. Thompson.

in Beyond Reason and Tolerance

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 11204 words.

Our ability to interpret the mental states of others is essential to constructively engage ethnic, religious, and political differences and depends on our capacities for perspective taking...

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Empathy

Paul Woodruff.

in The Necessity of Theater

September 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 9522 words.

Good audiences bring a capacity for empathy to theater. “Empathy” is used for a variety of emotional responses to others, some of which are goals of the art of theater more than others....

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empathy

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

n. the ability to imagine and understand the thoughts, perspective, and emotions of another person. In counselling and psychotherapy empathy is often considered to be one of...

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Graham McFee.

in Empathy

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 13314 words.

The paper considers the use of the concept empathy in philosophical aesthetics, and in art appreciation, though “objects of comparison” (PI §130) from inter-personal empathy. It focuses...

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Empathy

Edited by Amy Coplan and Peter Goldie.

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 432 pages.

Empathy has for a long time, since at least the seminal work of David Hume and Adam Smith, been seen as centrally important in relation to our capacity to gain a grasp of the content of...

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empathy

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 64 words.

Identification with another. Hence empathetic deixis is the use of *deictic units, e.g. in *free indirect style, in ways that reflect the viewpoint of someone other than the speaker or...

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empathy

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 53 words.

The ability to project oneself into the situation of another person and thereby understand the feelings and thoughts of that person. Empathy is an important characteristic of an effective...

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Empathy

Ken Binmore.

in Natural Justice

May 2005; p ublished online January 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Microeconomics. 7342 words.

Sympathy refers to caring about another to some degree as one cares for oneself. Empathy refers to the capacity to put yourself in the position of others to see things from their point of...

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Empathy

Ian Bogost.

in How to Do Things With Videogames

August 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 2080 words.

This chapter studies the videogames Darfur is Dying, E.T., and Hush, and the ability of videogames to put the player in someone else’s shoes. Darfur is Dying and E.T. emphasize the...

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