The Moral Dimensions of Empathy

Limits and Applications in Ethical Theory and Practice

Authors: Oxley, J.

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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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JULINNA OXLEY is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, USA.She recently served as co-director of the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values' Summer Ethics Academy. Her research interests include normative ethics and feminist philosophy.

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'Oxley's book The Moral Dimensions of Empathy constitutes a remarkably wide-ranging and comprehensive study of the function of empathy in ethical contexts. Oxley's astute and measured exploration of this subject matter makes it a rewarding read for philosophers and researchers in the social sciences.' - Karsten Stueber, College of the Holy Cross, USA


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Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Moral Dimensions of Empathy
Book Subtitle
Limits and Applications in Ethical Theory and Practice
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-34780-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230347809
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27656-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32521-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 206
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