Pride, shame, and group identification

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dc.contributor.author Salice, Alessandro
dc.contributor.author Montes Sánchez, Alba
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-24T11:26:54Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-24T11:26:54Z
dc.date.issued 2016-04-26
dc.identifier.citation Salice, A. and Montes Sánchez, A. (2016) 'Pride, Shame, and Group Identification', Frontiers in Psychology, 7(557). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00557 en
dc.identifier.volume 7 en
dc.identifier.startpage 557-1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 557-13 en
dc.identifier.issn 1664-1078
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3688
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00557
dc.description.abstract Self-conscious emotions such as shame and pride are emotions that typically focus on the self of the person who feels them. In other words, the intentional object of these emotions is assumed to be the subject that experiences them. Many reasons speak in its favor and yet this account seems to leave a question open: how to cash out those cases in which one genuinely feels ashamed or proud of what someone else does? This paper contends that such cases do not necessarily challenge the idea that shame and pride are about the emoting subject. Rather, we claim that some of the most paradigmatic scenarios of shame and pride induced by others can be accommodated by taking seriously the consideration that, in such cases, the subject “group-identifies” with the other. This is the idea that, in feeling these forms of shame or pride, the subject is conceiving of herself as a member of the same group as the subject acting shamefully or in an admirable way. In other words, these peculiar emotive responses are elicited in the subject insofar as, and to the extent that, she is (or sees herself as being) a member of a group – the group to which those who act shamefully or admirably also belong. By looking into the way in which the notion of group identification can allow for an account of hetero-induced shame and pride, this paper attempts to achieve a sort of mutual enlightenment that brings to light not only an important and generally neglected form of self-conscious emotions, but also relevant features of group identification. In particular, it generates evidence for the idea that group identification is a psychological process that the subject does not have to carry out intentionally in the sense that it is not necessarily triggered by the subject’s conative states like desires or intentions. en
dc.description.sponsorship University College Cork (College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science (CACSSS)); Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen KU2016 program: “The Genomic History of Denmark” and “The disrupted “we”: Shared intentionality and its psychopathological distortions”) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Frontiers Media en
dc.rights © 2016 Salice and Montes Sánchez. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms. en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ en
dc.subject Shame en
dc.subject Pride en
dc.subject Group identification en
dc.subject Self-conscious en
dc.subject Emotions en
dc.subject Social self en
dc.title Pride, shame, and group identification en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Alessandro Salice, Philosophy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: alessandro.salice@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2017-02-24T11:19:24Z
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dc.contributor.funder University College Cork en
dc.contributor.funder Københavns Universitet en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Frontiers in psychology en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress alessandro.salice@ucc.ie en


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