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The Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science

Emma M. Seppälä

How do we define compassion? Is it an emotional state, a motivation, a dispositional trait, or a cultivated attitude? How does it compare to altruism and empathy? Chapters in this Handbook present critical scientific evidence about compassion in numerous conceptions. All of these approaches to thinking about compassion are valid and contribute impo...
Publish Date
2017
October 24
Goodreads rating
5
ISBN
9780190464684
Recommendations
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This Handbook offers up the best summary of what we know about compassion.      source