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J.D. Trout

 

J.D. Trout, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy and psychology at Loyola University Chicago, an adjunct professor at the Parmly Sensory Sciences Institute, and the author of The Empathy Gap.

 
 
  

Stories by J.D. Trout

A Tea Party protest in Washington State.

Articles: More than a Feeling

By J.D. Trout | May 11, 2010

J.D. Trout explains that to fight poverty, empathy isn't enough.

 

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