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Nasty Emotions: Envy, Spite, Jealousy, Resentment, and Vengeance

Robert C. Solomon

in True to Our Feelings

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780195368536
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199852031 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368536.003.0009
Nasty Emotions: Envy, Spite, Jealousy, Resentment, and Vengeance

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This chapter discusses several rather nasty and double-edged emotions, double-edged in that they tend to be remarkably self-destructive even as they are aimed at bringing down other people. These include envy, spite, jealousy, resentment, and vengeance.

Keywords: negative emotions; envy; spite; jealousy; resentment; vengeance

Chapter.  6215 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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