Empathy and Fairness / Edition 1by Novartis Foundation
Pub. Date: 01/02/2007
This book brings together work from a wide range of disciplines to explain processes underlying empathy and fairness. It approaches the topic of empathy and fairness from different viewpoints, namely those of social cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, evolutionary anthropology, economics, and neuropathology. See more details below
This book brings together work from a wide range of disciplines to explain processes underlying empathy and fairness. It approaches the topic of empathy and fairness from different viewpoints, namely those of social cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, evolutionary anthropology, economics, and neuropathology.
Table of Contents
Symposium on Empathy and Fairness, held at the Novartis Foundation, London, 25-27 October 2005.
Editors: Greg Bock (Organizer) and Jamie Goode.
This symposium is based on a proposal made by Chris Frith, Uta Frith, Tania Singer and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore.
Introduction (Chris Frith).
Embodied simulation: from mirror neuron systems to interpersonal relations (Vittorio Gallese).
The neuronal basis of empathy and fairness (Tania Singer).
What’s fair? The unconscious calculus of our moral faculty (Marc Hauser).
Chimpanzees may recognize motives and goals, but may not reckon on them (Josep Call and Keith Jensen).
Empathy-related responding and prosocial behaviour (Nancy Eisenberg).
General discussion I.
A social interaction analysis of empathy and fairness (Paul A. M. Van Lange, Marcello Gallucci, Johan C. Karremans, Anthon Klapwijk and Chris Reinders Folmer).
Triggering the intentional stance (Raymond A. Mar and C. Neil Macrae).
Dissociable systems for empathy (R. James R. Blair).
Looking at other people: mechanisms for social perception revealed in subjects with focal amygdala damage (Ralph Adolphs).
Models of distributive justice (Jonathan Wolff).
When do we empathize? (Frédérique de Vignemont)
Cooperation through moral commitment (Robert Frank).
Index of Contributors.
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