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The moral dimensions of empathy : limits and applications in ethical theory and practice

Author: Julinna C Oxley
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011.
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Does empathy help us to be moral? The author argues that empathy is often instrumental to meeting the demands of morality as defined by various ethical theories. This multi-faceted work links psychological research on empathy with ethical theory and contemporary trends in moral education.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)727357095
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julinna C Oxley
ISBN: 0230276563 9780230276567 1283360497 9781283360494
OCLC Number: 772516453
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: pt. 1. Why empathy? --
pt. 2. The moral dimensions of empathy --
pt. 3. Empathy and ethical theory --
pt. 4. Practical implications.
Responsibility: Julinna C. Oxley.
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