Empathy: Epistemic Problems and Cultural-Historical Perspectives of a Cross-Disciplinary Concept (Palgrave Studies in the Theory and History of Psychology) (Hardcover)
1. The Heterogeneity of Empathy - An Archaeology of Multiple Meanings and Epistemic Implications; Sigrid Weigel.- Part I: Epistemic Interventions.- 2. Levels of Empathy - Primary, Extended, and Reiterated Empathy; Thomas Fuchs.- 3. Embodied Empathy - Clinical and Developmental Perspectives in Psychoanalysis; Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber.- 4. Empathy and Other Minds - A Neuropsychoanalytic Perspective and a Clinical Vignette; Mark Solms.- 5. Measuring the Emotional Quality - Empathy and Sympathy in Empirical Psychology; Vanessa Lux.- 6. From Absorption to Judgement: Empathy in Aesthetic Response; David Freedberg.- 7. The Empathic Body in Experimental Aesthetics - Embodied Simulation and Art; Vittorio Gallese.- Part II. Debated History.- 8. Empathy, Imagination, and Dramaturgy - A Means of Society in 18th Century Theory; Helmut J. Schneider.- 9. Einf hlung - A Key Concept of Psychological Aesthetics; Christian G. Allesch.- 10. A Question of Character - Analogy and the Empathic Life of Things; Andrea Pinotti.- 11. The Roots of Intersubjectivity - Empathy and Phenomenology according to Edith Stein; Patrizia Manganaro.- 12. Empathy's Translations - Three Paths of Einf hlung into Anglo-American Psychology; Susan Lanzoni.
About the Author
Vanessa Lux is a research fellow at the Faculty of Psychology at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. From 2011 to 2015, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Literary and Cultural Research Berlin in research projects on epigenetics and neuropsychoanalysis. She is a member of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology.Sigrid Weigel is a research scholar and former Director of the interdisciplinary Center for Literary and Culture Research in Berlin, an expert of Benjamin, Warburg, Heine, Freud, Arendt, Scholem et al. and has published on the cultural history of knowledge, images and European cultural history.