Against Empathy

Against Empathy

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New York Post Best Book of 2016

We often think of our capacity to experience the suffering of others as the ultimate source of goodness. Many of our wisest policy-makers, activists, scientists, and philosophers agree that the only problem with empathy is that we don’t have enough of it.

Nothing could be farther from the truth, argues Yale researcher Paul Bloom. In AGAINST EMPATHY, Bloom reveals empathy to be one of the leading motivators of inequality and immorality… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

As the outgoing head of the Arts Council, Bazalgette’s book is at its strongest on the role of empathy in the arts, if empathy is what is really at work.

The book, thankfully, moves beyond what is essentially a semantics argument.

Although the protagonist’s misery is understandable, it’s still a relief when she finally starts rising above it. If only she could do the same with the awkward plot.

Book Details  

Publisher: Ecco (December 06, 2016)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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