Clohesy’s big idea is that empathy is about identity and similarity, but it is just as fundamentally about differences. Key term: empathy of differences. This provides a powerful angle on that vexing issue of empathy and ethics, which has the frustrating aspect of being a chicken and egg dilemma.
When Albert Camus’ novel The Plague is trending online, you know you [we] are in deep trouble. It is. We are. Published in 1947 and awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957, Camus’ The Plague is surprisingly relevant to… Read More ›