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Empathic understanding of human behavior.
- ‘This position can itself be viewed as the product of the confluence of three related stances: Weber's notion of Verstehen; symbolic interactionism; and phenomenology.’
- ‘The effect that this shared commitment to Verstehen had on the sorts of social theory they applied is profound.’
- ‘The social sciences are only based on a method called Verstehen (or what he calls conception).’
- ‘It would take a good deal of historical research and, more than that, a real effort of Verstehen to gain any insight into the motives of the young men.’
German, literally understanding.
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