Printed: 2017-10-22

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies





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The Science of Political Judgment and Empathy




January 10, 2017

Empathy has come into its own of late, held on a pedestal as one of the most glorified emotional skills – but Bloom argues that at times it can cloud our judgement. When it comes to political debates, typically the debate isn’t all over whether or not to empathize, it’s over who to empathize with, he says.

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