Exploring Empathy

Its Propagations, Perimeters and Potentialities

Edited by Rebeccah J. Nelems, University of Victoria and LJ (Nic) Theo, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

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€49,00
$57.00
ISBN13: 
9789004350748
E-ISBN: 
9789004360846
Publication Date: 
November 2017
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Paperback
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x, 231 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-7113
Volume: 
92

Vera B. Profit

This book provides an literary and psychological definition of human evil by analyzing Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s Der Verdacht and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Series: 
Volume: 
87
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038721
Publication date: 
January 2014
€53,00
$68.00

Edited by Daniël Cuypers, Daniel Janssen, Jacques Haers and Barbara Segaert

Since the 1990s we witness a rise in public apologies. Are we living in the ‘Age of Apology’? ...
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Volume: 
86
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036956
Publication date: 
January 2013
€75,00
$93.00

Edited by Daniel Riha

The content of this volume reflects theoretical and practical discussions on cultural issues influenced by increased adoption of information and communication technologies. The penetration of new forms of communication, such as online social networking, internet video-casting, and massive online...
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Volume: 
85
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035836
Publication date: 
January 2012
€93,00
$114.00

Edited by Esther Cohen, Leona Toker, Manuela Consonni and Otniel E. Dror

Pain studies, both in exact sciences and in the humanities, are a fast-shifting field. This volume condenses a spectrum of recent views of pain through the lens of humanistic studies. Methodologically, the volume is an interdisciplinary study of the questions pertaining to the accessibility of...
Series: 
Volume: 
84
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042035829
Publication date: 
January 2012
€119,00
$147.00

Edited by Harris Breslow and Aris Mousoutzanis

Cybercultures: Mediations of Community, Culture, Politics, is a collection of essays that critically examine the role that digital media and online cultures play in the rearticulation of contemporary societies, cultures and polities. This volume interrogates the nature and effects of the...
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Volume: 
83
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035782
Publication date: 
January 2012
€59,00
$73.00

Edited by Nate Hinerman and Julia Apollonia Glahn

This volume offers a selection of articles from authors representing a wide array of disciplines, all of whom explore the following central theme: how can the presence of the dead take life in the hearts of the living? Although individuals die, they can indeed remain “present.” But how? Authors...
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Volume: 
82
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035775
Publication date: 
January 2012
€59,00
$73.00

Ruud Hendriks

Social interactions of autistic and non-autistic persons are intriguing. In all sorts of situations people with autism are part of the daily life of those around them. Such interactions exist despite the lack of familiar ways of attuning to one another. In Autistic Company, the anthropologist and...
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035751
Publication date: 
January 2012
€75,00
$93.00

Edited by Avery Plaw

In the last few decades the practice, purpose and the very language of warfare have been radically transformed. This volume mobilizes the resources of a range of disciplines across the social sciences and humanities in combination with the insights of military practitioners to understand the...
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Volume: 
80
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035713
Publication date: 
January 2012
€79,00
$98.00

Edited by Michael Kearney

This volume will be of interest to scholars examining the relationship between culture and identity, concepts of individual and group agency in multicultural settings, and the effect that our globalising world has on regional cultural systems and local communities. From Conflict to Recognition:...
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Volume: 
79
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035355
Publication date: 
January 2012
€75,00
$93.00

Edited by Nikita Basov and Oleksandra Nenko

Understanding Knowledge Creation: Intellectuals in Academia, the Public Sphere and the Arts brings together scholars from a wide range of disciplines and cultures and involves them into a multi-dimensional dialogue on the mechanisms of knowledge creation in the present-day society with a specific...
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Volume: 
78
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042034624
Publication date: 
January 2012
€59,00
$73.00

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