Hawkins, Katie (2005) The role of interest and empathy in the formation of persons. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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Persons are a result of acts, particularly actions with others, i.e., personal relations. In this paper, I will show, through the notions of interest and empathy, that persons are formed as a result of activity in a sensuous and social world. It will be shown that the capacity to put one's self in the place of the other, and to act and interact in a community with others, allow the individual to evolve into a full-formed, self-conscious, sensuous, and social person.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 63-64.|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Philosophy|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Empathy; Interest (Philosophy); Personality development.|
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