Empathy and Moral Judgment

In Heidi Maibom (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Empathy. Routledge (2017)
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Abstract
Empathic feelings seem to causally influence our moral judgments at least sometimes. But is empathy necessary for our ability to make moral judgments? And is it a good thing if our judgments are based on empathy? This chapter examines the contemporary debate on these issues.
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