This article will explore how the protagonist`s emotional journey and his vision of empathy toward the other have been represented in Ian McEwan`s Saturday. McEwan`s view of the fiction emphasizes the significance of the empathy of the human mind in confronting the world full of the unexpected violence such as the 9/11 accident which functions as a psychological background of this novel. This essay considers the way by which the author explores the complexities of the protagonist`s mental processing in which his rational view of life moves toward the emotional state of mind. By showing the emotional view of the poets and the reason of the scientists, the author implies that we must learn to feel to attain an encompassing and imaginative view of the human condition. (Hoseo University).