In thinking about the stigma of mental illness I saw in a flash that the stigma is due to discovering the Other within coming at me in the form of another person from without. On a bad day it can… Read More ›
Call for Participation: Empathy Conference
Abstracts for presentations addressing these issues and not exceeding 600 words should be sent to the conference secretary firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the 15 of April. Final program will be distributed in May.
Empathy and Analogy: Mindreading and Simulation
The argument of this post is that mindreading, theory of mind (“mentalizing”), and simulation theory are fundamentally flawed. What is lacking is empathy. It is not that these do not mention “empathy.” It occurs as both the target of explanation… Read More ›