Fotograf Magazine

Empathy and Expression

The following text is a translated and abridged version of the essay Empatie a výraz ve fenomenologii a dramatice (Empathy and Expression in Czech Phenomenology and Dramatics) by philosopher Alice Koubová, which we have decided to publish in this thematic issue for her striking phenomenological analysis of the relationship between expressivity and the feeling of the other. We focused mainly on those passages in which the author clarifies the notion of expression as a tool of hiddenness and visibility.