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Aho, James A. 1998. “You.” Pp. 55-69 in James A. Aho, The Things of the World: A Social Phenomenology . Westport, Connecticut: Praeger. Compare and contrast the symbolic interactionist approach and the phenomenological approach to understanding others. Describe empathy or role-taking. Give an example. What are the stages in role-taking ability? What are the logical problems with empathic understanding? What are the empirical problems with empathic understanding?
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Unformatted text preview: What are the two major assumptions of a symbolic interactionist approach to understanding others and what are the problems with these assumptions? Describe sympathy. How is it different from empathy? Contrast Schutz’s and Merleau-Ponty’s depiction of nonreflective mutuality or of how it is that we understand others directly without empathic reflection....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course SOC 311 taught by Professor Knapp,s during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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