Envy's Non-Innocent Victims

  • Iskra Fileva University of Colorado, Boulder
Keywords: envy, vice, virtue, victim

Abstract

Envy has often been seen as a vice and the envied as its victims. I suggest that this plausible view has an important limitation: the envied sometimes actively try to provoke envy. They may, thus, be non-innocent victims. Having argued for this thesis, I draw some practical implications.

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Published
2020-01-31
How to Cite
Fileva, Iskra. 2020. “Envy’s Non-Innocent Victims”. Journal of Philosophy of Emotion 1 (1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.33497/jpe.v1i1.25.