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Never Give ’Em What They Expect: The Joker Ethos as the Zeitgeist of Contemporary Digital Subcultural Transgression

Vyshali Manivannan

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

We move into the realm of digital and ludic paratexts with Vyshali Manivannan’s analysis of the “Joker ethos” as one that “prizes cleverness, inventiveness, and Dadaist absurdity as much as the ... More


Envy: Theory and Research

Richard Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

For centuries, scholars have argued that envy is the source of much aggressive behavior as well as the root cause of much unhappiness, but it is only recently that there have been attempts to examine ... More


The Functional Neuroanatomy of Envy

Jane E. Joseph, Caitlin A. J. Powell, Nathan F. Johnson, and Gayannée Kedia

in Envy: Theory and Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter first describes the functional neuroanatomy for emotional processing in general and outlines neuroscientific techniques used to study emotional processing. Second, it discusses ... More


Schadenfreude Caused by an Envied Person’s Pain

Caitlin A. J. Powell, Richard H. Smith, and David Ryan Schurtz

in Envy: Theory and Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Philosophers have often linked envy with schadenfreude, in the sense that an envied person's misfortune is assumed to be pleasing. Envy contains features (such as hostility) that independently create ... More


Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Timothy P. Jackson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Paradoxically, no other subjects of modern inquiry are as likely to generate false consolation as the Holocaust and anti-Semitism. Even as we acknowledge the enormity of these twin evils and resolve ... More


Escaping Reality by Watching Reality TV?: Voyeurism, Schadenfreude, and Other Coping Mechanisms for Avoiding or Engaging in Societal Reflection

Melissa Ames

in Small Screen, Big Feels: Television and Cultural Anxiety in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180069
eISBN:
9780813180076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180069.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter Two turns to reality television, exploring three theories of emotion that explain the rise of this televisual genre in the wake of 9/11. A study of the 2000-2010 programming schedule reveals ... More


Vocal expression of emotions in laughter

Diana P. Szameitat, Dirk Wildgruber, and Kai Alter

in Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music in Man

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199583560
eISBN:
9780191747489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583560.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Human laughter is a complex behavior expressed not only in the context of play as it is in animals, but also in various emotional states. This suggests that throughout evolution human laughter has ... More


Public, Private,…and Secret

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter continues the examination of the role and pathways of gossip in and through ancient society. It turns to the genre of curse tablets or binding spells, as a vehicle for the expression of ... More


Shame on You: Schadenfreude and Surveillance

Katherine Sender

in The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740699
eISBN:
9780814738979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740699.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on audiences' responses to how makeover candidates are represented on the shows according to axes of distancing and self-adjusting identification. It asks how audiences ... More


Audience Phthonos in Old Comedy

Ed Sanders

in Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens: A Socio-Psychological Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199897728
eISBN:
9780199356973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897728.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter opens with an analysis of the emotional dynamics behind the text-audience relationship in Old Comedy. Plato’s suggestion (in the Philebus) that we go to the comic theatre to see our ... More


Pleasure

Nicolas Bommarito

in Inner Virtue

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190673383
eISBN:
9780190673413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673383.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter I defend an account of how pleasure can be a virtuous or vicious state independently of any connection to overt actions. After a brief overview of what pleasure is, I argue that ... More


Evil Feelings

Luke Russell

in Evil: A Philosophical Investigation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712480
eISBN:
9780191780790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712480.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers whether the dispositional account of evil personhood should allow for the possibility that someone could be evil merely in virtue of having evil feelings. For instance, ... More


Love of Honor, Emulation, and the Psychology of the Devilish Vices

Mark Timmons

in Significance and System: Essays on Kant's Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190203368
eISBN:
9780190203399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203368.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter looks to the Lectures in Ethics for remarks about the psychology of the “devilish vices” of envy, ingratitude, and Schadenfreude. The question guiding this examination is this: is there ... More


Naming Good and Evil: Hitler’s Insidious Genius

Timothy P. Jackson

in Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Both pseudoscience and pseudo-ethics appear to embrace legitimate means and ends, while actually subverting them. Analogously, Nazism did not simply deny or contradict Judaism; it borrowed from ... More


A Closer Look at Schadenfreude and the Prophetic

Timothy P. Jackson

in Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

I contend that schadenfreude, taking joy over the misfortune of others, can be seen as an offshoot of the formal Nazi project of Kraft durch Freude, finding strength through joy. Schadenfreude ... More


The Vices of Hatred and of Disrespect

Mark Timmons

in Kant's Doctrine of Virtue

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190939229
eISBN:
9780190939267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939229.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The vices of hatred—envy, ingratitude, and Schadenfreude—corresponding to the virtues of beneficence, gratitude, and sympathetic participation are discussed in the first half of this chapter. ... More


Encomium

George Sher

in A Wild West of the Mind

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197564677
eISBN:
9780197564707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197564677.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the value of the freedom of mind that we would lose if our thoughts were subject to moral restrictions. By internalizing restrictions on thought, we not only lose access to ... More


The Law of Conservation of Good Things

William Ian Miller

in Outrageous Fortune: Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197530689
eISBN:
9780197530887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530689.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines people’s deep set of beliefs about the scarcity of the good, that so much of what one calls happiness is of doubtful virtue, a good portion of it being comparative, requiring ... More


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