How Do We Understand Others? Empathy and Theory-Theory of Mind as Two Different, but Cooperative, Mechanisms for Sensibility

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Sarah Songhorian;
  • Publisher: Firenze University Press
  • Journal: Phenomenology and Mind (issn: 2280-7853, eissn: 2239-4028)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13128/Phe_Mi-19593
  • Subject: Theory-Theory of Mind | basic empathy | Max Scheler | sui generis perception | Aesthetics | BH1-301 | Ethics | BJ1-1725

<p>The aim of this paper is to understand whether Theory-Theory of Mind (TToM) can be considered the one and only source of our understanding of others or not. I support the idea that TToM cannot have such a role and that it can be played only by basic empathy - a sui g... View more
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