Empathy and consciousness

Journal of Consciousness Studies 8 (5-7):1-32 (2001)
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This article makes five main points. Individual human consciousness is formed in the dynamic interrelation of self and other, and therefore is inherently intersubjective. The concrete encounter of self and other fundamentally involves empathy, under- stood as a unique and irreducible kind of intentionality. Empathy is the precondi- tion of the science of consciousness. Human empathy
Keywords Consciousness  Empathy  Metaphysics  Subjectivity
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