ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DOES RATIONAL COMPASSION TEMPER EMPATHY IN PUBLIC POLICYMAKING AND ECONOMIC DECISION-MAKING?
Objective: To have students analyze and evaluate the appropriate role of empathy in public policymaking and economic decision making
Bloom, Paul (2016) Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. New York, NY Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
VIDEO: Professor Paul Bloom’s Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion (2:52 mins)