Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 17 (2):281-292 (2014)

Lou Agosta
University of Chicago (PhD)
This article takes Heidegger's design distinctions for human being [Dasein] including affectivity, understanding, and speech, and, using these distinctions, generates a Heideggerian definition of empathy [Einfuehlung]. This article distinguishes empathic receptivity, empathic understanding, empathic interpretation, and empathic speech (or responsiveness). It also looks at characteristic breakdowns.
Keywords empathy  empathic receptivity  empathic understanding  empathic listening
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DOI 10.1007/s11019-013-9506-0
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