Empathy and Human Compassion

Scheler and Stein on empathy and compassion. Do animals have feelings?

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John F. Crosby is Professor and Director of the MA Program in Philosophy at Franciscan University. He has published extensively on the philosophy of the human person. He was a student and friend of Dietrich von Hildebrand, and during his ten years teaching at John Paul II's Pontifical Institute for Marriage and Family in Rome was deeply formed through personal and philosophical encounters with the Holy Father. He is a Senior Fellow at the Hildebrand Project, which he co-founded. His latest book is The Personalism of John Henry Newman

Peter J. Colosi is associate professor of philosophy at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. He earned his BS in mathematics from Franciscan University, an MA in Franciscan Studies from St. Bonaventure University, and his MPhil and PhD from The International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein. He publishes in areas including medical ethics, Catholic social and moral teaching, philosophical personalism and Franciscan studies. He is co-founder of the Theology of the Body International Symposia, co-founder of and lecturer at the Catholic Medical Student and Resident Boot Camp of the Catholic Medical Association, and a Hildebrand Project Associated Scholar.


Wednesday, July 8, 2020
11:00-11:50am EDT

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