1. Empathy, justice, and the law.Martin L. Hoffman - 2011 - In Amy Coplan & Peter Goldie (eds.), Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives. Oxford University Press. pp. 230.
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  2. Empathy, social cognition, and moral action.Martin L. Hoffman - 1991 - In William M. Kurtines & Jacob L. Gewirtz (eds.), Handbook of Moral Behavior and Development. L. Erlbaum. pp. 1--275.
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  3. How automatic and representational is empathy, and why.Martin L. Hoffman - 2001 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (1):38-39.
    The claim that empathy is both automatic and representational is criticized as follows: (a) five empathy-arousing processes ranging from conditioning and mimicry to prospective-taking show that empathy can be either automatic or representational, and only under certain circumstances, both; (b) although automaticity decreases, empathy increases with age and cognitive development; (c) observers' causal attributions can shift rapidly and produce more complex empathic responses than the theory allows.
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