Had a virtually complete case of empathic paralysis when he came to us.
And the mountain in question, seen from one double its height, will suggest the empathic activity of spreading itself out.
But he did feel the wave of emotion that welled from her, impinging directly on his empathic sense.
In the empathic paradigm, the subjectivity of the other is "assumed to be as whole and valid as that of the caregiver" (p. 68).
Gadow's contrasting paradigms, empathic and philanthropic, are relevant to this understanding.