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  • In our own bodies sensations corresponding to these should be awakened by the visual image of the statue, yet should be fused with the latter, becoming for our perception its, not ours, in accordance with the mechanism of _einfuhlung_ described in our fourth chapter.

    The Principles of Aesthetics Dewitt H. Parker

  • German philosopher Rudolf Lotze coined the term empathy (einfuhlung) to literally mean "in"

    Research Blogging - All Topics - English Brain Blogger brainblogger 2010


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  • (G.) Understanding so intimate that the feelings, thoughts, and motives of one person are readily comprehended by another.

    May 12, 2008