Corpus ID: 13223310

The Complicated History of Einfühlung

  title={The Complicated History of Einf{\"u}hlung},
  author={Magdalena Nowak},
  journal={Argument : Biannual Philosophical Journal},
  • M. Nowak
  • Published 1 December 2011
  • Philosophy
  • Argument : Biannual Philosophical Journal
The article analyses the history of the Einfuhlung concept. Theories of ‘feeling into’ Nature, works of art or feelings and behaviours of other persons by German philosophers of the second half of the nineteenth century Robert and Friedrich Vischer and Theodor Lipps are evoked, as well as a similar theory of understanding (Verstehen) by Wilhelm Dilthey and Friedrich Schleiermacher, to which Dilthey refers. The meaning of the term Einfuhlung within Edith Stein’s thought is also analysed. Both… Expand
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