Empathy and its Limits

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From the course by Yale University
Moralities of Everyday Life
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Yale University

Moralities of Everyday Life

324 ratings
From the lesson
Compassion
Where does concern for others come from? How is it related to empathy—and is more empathy necessarily a good thing? And what can we learn from the study of those who seemingly lack normal moral feelings, such as violent psychopaths?

Meet the Instructors

  • Paul Bloom
    Paul Bloom
    Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University
    Psychology