Dermot Moran: Empathy, Intersubjectivity, Personhood
Lecture by Dermot Moran (Dublin) organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy on the occasion of Corijn van Mazijk's PhD thesis defence on the same day (12.45).
In this paper I want to examine the specifically phenomenological approach to empathy to highlight some significant aspects of this approach and especially the connections between empathy, intersubjectivity and personhood. I will focus primarily on Husserl, with some allusion to Max Scheler, Edith Stein, and Martin Heidegger. I shall discuss, in particular, the complex issue of...(continue reading...)