chapter  10
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Empathy, Motivational Systems, and a Theory of Cure /

M ANY DISCUSSIONS OF EMPATHY either claim that it is the quin-tessential approach to analytic understanding or insist that it is so universal an approach that it requires little further comment. Other discussions either emphasize the validity of empathy as a tool for acquiring information about an analysand's inner life or raise questions about subjectivity and bias.