My main research interests lie in the philosophy of emotions, in particular of love, and envy. I am currently working on a monograph on envy, and on a few other articles (listed below in "Works in progress").
For an updated list of publications and their pre-print versions, please check out my philpapers profile.
“Against Happy Self-Surrender: On Admiration and Envy”, in Alfred Archer and André Grahle (eds.), The Moral Psychology of Admiration, Rowman and Littlefield, 2019.
“Mama, Do You Love Me? A Defense of Unloving Parents”, in Adrienne Martin (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy, Routledge, 2018.
“I’m Not Envious, I’m Just Jealous! On the Difference between Envy and Jealousy”, The Journal of the American Philosophical Association, 3(3), 2017, pp. 313-333. DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/apa.2017.18
“Invideo et Amo: On Envying the Beloved”, Philosophia, 45(4), 2017, pp. 1765-1784, DOI 10.1007/s11406-017-9863-7
“The Perfect Bikini Body: Can We All Really Have It? Loving Gaze as an Anti-Oppressive Beauty Ideal”, forthcoming in Thought: A Journal of Philosophy
“Varieties of Envy”, Philosophical Psychology, 29(4), 2016. DOI 10.1080/09515089.2015.1115475
“Loving People For Who They Are (Even When They Don’t Love You Back)”,
European Journal of Philosophy, 24(10), 2016, 214-234. DOI: 10.1111/ejop.12077
“The Fictional Character of Pornography” (co-authored with S. Liao), in Hans Maes (ed.),
Pornographic Art and the Aesthetics of Pornography, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp. 100-118
“Love Your Frenemy”, Aeon: https://aeon.co/essays/envy-can-poison-love-but-it-can-also-nourish-growth
Review of The Minority Body, by E. Barnes, forthcoming in European Journal of Philosophy
Review of The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love, by S. Wolf, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015. https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/58246-the-variety-of-values-essays-on-morality-meaning-and-love/
Interview with Martha Nussbaum, in Humana.Mente, vol. 22 (Making Sense of Gender, Sex,
Race and the Family), 2012. http://www.humanamente.eu/PDF/Issue22_Complete.pdf
“Love: The Only Risk House Can’t Take”, in Henry Jacoby (ed.), House and Philosophy:
Everybody Lies, Blackwell, 2009.
“A Necessary Conflict: Eros and Philia in a Love Relationship”, Nordicum-Mediterraneum, vol.
WORKS IN PROGRESS
Please email me if you are interested in drafts of my works in progress or forthcoming. I omit the titles of the papers that might be under review, in order to preserve anonymity.
A monograph on envy, tentatively titled: "The Furtive Gaze. The Moral Psychology of Envy." Title suggestions welcome!
A paper on teaching ancient female philosophers.
A paper on envy as a hostile emotion (co-authored).
“Envy as a Civic Emotion”, in Thom Brooks (ed.), Political Emotions: Toward a Decent Public Sphere, volume under contract at Palgrave Macmillan