Envy and us

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dc.contributor.author Salice, Alessandro
dc.contributor.author Montes Sánchez, Alba
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-05T08:58:16Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-05T08:58:16Z
dc.date.issued 2018-08-09
dc.identifier.citation Salice, A. and Montes Sánchez, A. (2018) 'Envy and us', European Journal of Philosophy. doi:10.1111/ejop.12390 en
dc.identifier.issn 0966-8373
dc.identifier.issn 1468-0378
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6979
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/ejop.12390
dc.description.abstract Within emotion theory, envy is generally portrayed as an antisocial emotion because the relation between the envier and the rival is thought to be purely antagonistic. This paper resists this view by arguing that envy presupposes a sense of us. First, we claim that hostile envy is triggered by the envier's sense of impotence combined with her perception that an equality principle has been violated. Second, we introduce the notion of â hetero-induced self-conscious emotionsâ by focusing on the paradigmatic cases of being ashamed or proud of somebody else. We describe envy as a hetero-induced self-conscious emotion by arguing (a) that the impotence felt by the subject grounds the emotion's self-reflexivity and (b) that the rival impacts the subject's self-assessment because the rival is framed by the subject as an in-group member. Finally, we elaborate on the asset at stake in envy. We contend that this is esteem recognition: The envier covets the esteem that her reference group accords to the rival. Because, in envy, the subject conceives of herself as member of a group to which the other is also understood to belong, we conclude that envy is a social emotion insofar as it presupposes a sense of us. en
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dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. en
dc.relation.uri https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ejop.12390
dc.rights © 2018, John Wiley & Sons Inc. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Salice, A. and Montes Sánchez, A. (2018) 'Envy and us', European Journal of Philosophy, doi:10.1111/ejop.12390, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/ejop.12390. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving. en
dc.subject Envy en
dc.subject Self-conscious emotions en
dc.subject Social emotions en
dc.subject Group identification en
dc.title Envy and us 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.check.date 2020-08-09
dc.date.updated 2018-10-05T08:49:45Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle European Journal of Philosophy en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress alessandro.salice@ucc.ie en
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