A discussion of the Fall/Winter 2005-06 issue of Greater Good, which featured a series of essays on empathy. Several of the issue’s contributors discussed their articles, including noted sociologist Arlie Hochschild who argued that social and political factors are inhibiting the expression of empathy in America today. Hochschild was joined by Philip and Carolyn Cowan who outlined their extensive research on the role of empathy in romantic relationships.
- Venue: Berkeley, CA
- Date: January 2006