Design and empathy

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dc.contributor.author Kruger, Runette
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-01T09:32:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-01T09:32:50Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.description.abstract The relationship between design and empathy is not unproblematic. Consideration of this relationship brings several questions to mind, including whether it is possible for design to be practiced in a predominantly empathetic way to begin with. An attempt is made to interrogate what might be understood by the term empathy, as well as its place in western culture, and, lastly, the potential role of empathy in design practice.] en_US
dc.description.abstract AFRIKAANS: Die verhouding tussen ontwerp en empatie is nie onproblematies nie. Nadenke oor hierdie verhouding bring verskeie vrae na vore, byvoorbeeld of dit enigsins moontlik is om ontwerp te produseer met ‘n oorwegend empatiese inslag. ‘n Kritiese bevraging na wat bedoel word met die term empatie, en die rol van empatie in westerse kultuur, en laastens, die moontlikke rol van empatie in die ontwerp praktyk, word hier gepoog.
dc.identifier.citation Kruger, R 2008, 'Design and empathy', South African Journal of Art History, vol. 23, no.3, pp 113-125. [http://www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_sajah.html] en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0258-3542
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/10277
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Art Historical Work Group of South Africa en_US
dc.rights Art Historical Work Group of South Africa en_US
dc.subject Buber, Martin en_US
dc.subject Heidegger, H.M. en_US
dc.subject Empathy en_US
dc.subject Design en_US
dc.subject Othering en_US
dc.subject Da-sein en_US
dc.subject I-Thou en_US
dc.title Design and empathy en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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