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Shared Emotions, Group Membership, and Empathy

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Project "SHARE" data sheet

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Organization address
address: NORREGADE 10
postcode: 1165

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 Coordinator Country Denmark [DK]
 Project website
 Total cost 200˙194 €
 EC max contribution 200˙194 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-04-01   to  2018-03-31


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET DK (KOBENHAVN) coordinator 200˙194.00


 Project objective

What is the relation between empathy, our ability to experience and understand others, and emotional sharing? How do shared emotions and group membership affect or bias empathy? And can groups collectively perform, or be targets of empathy? As the first multi-level approach to the topic, the project SHARE will address this set of questions in relation to one another. It will integrate hitherto unrelated philosophical traditions, research strands and state-of-the-art empirical methods (phenomenology, social ontology, as well as social cognition research and social neuroscience).

SHARE aims not only at a better understanding of the role of emotions in interpersonal and intergroup encounters. The project’s distinctively philosophical take will also allow for a systematic re-assessment of empirical data from the social neurosciences, and yield conceptual adjustments that challenge standard literature. Regarding its yet broader socio-cultural impact, the project will contribute to research on group membership induced biases, such as research on racism, intercultural differences in emotional behaviour, or 'emotional dialects', and the 'politics' of affective identity-building.

I will significantly profit from the exceptional scientific resources of the host institution, the Center for Subjectivity Research (CFS) at the University of Copenhagen. CFS’s highly interdisciplinary research environment neatly dovetails with the project’s working hypotheses. CFS’s exceptionally wide research network, as well as the unique expertise of its director and my supervisor, Prof. Dan Zahavi, in both cutting-edge research on phenomenology of sociality, social cognition, and empathy, and in large-scale research management, will guarantee a timely implementation of the project, and promote my professional maturity. Thus, a two-year MSCA-fellowship will re-enforce my status as an independent scholar, ready to assume a permanent a position at a European university.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2016 Joel Krueger, Thomas Szanto
Extended emotions
published pages: 863-878, ISSN: 1747-9991, DOI: 10.1111/phc3.12390
Philosophy Compass 11/12 2019-06-13
2017 James Jardine, Thomas Szanto
Empathy in the Phenomenological Tradition
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy 2019-06-13
2019 Thomas Szanto
Phenomenology and Social Theory
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
The Cambridge Handbook of Social Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2019-06-13
2019 Thomas Szanto, Joel Krueger
Empathy, Shared Emotions, and Social Identity
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Topoi 2019-06-13
2019 Thomas Szanto, Hilge Landweer
The Routledge Handbook of Phenomenology of Emotions
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2019 Thomas Szanto, Jan Slaby
Political Affectivity and Political Emotions
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The Routledge Handbook of Phenomenology of Emotions 2019-06-13
2018 Tim Burns, Thomas Szanto, Alessandro Salice
Phenomenology, Idealism, and Intersubjectivity
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The New Yearbook of Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy 2019-06-13
2017 Thomas Szanto
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Husserl-Handbuch 2019-06-13
2017 Thomas Szanto
Collaborative Irrationality, Akrasia, and Groupthink: Social Disruptions of Emotion Regulation
published pages: , ISSN: 1664-1078, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.02002
Frontiers in Psychology 7 2019-06-13
2019 Felipe León, Thomas Szanto, Dan Zahavi
Emotional sharing and the extended mind
published pages: , ISSN: 0039-7857, DOI: 10.1007/s11229-017-1351-x
Synthese 2019-06-13
2017 Thomas Szanto
Feelings of Being Together and Caring with One Another: A Contribution to the Debate on Collective Affective Intentionality
published pages: , ISSN: 2196-9663, DOI: 10.1515/jso-2017-0015
Journal of Social Ontology 3/2 2019-06-13
2017 Thomas Szanto
Collective Imagination: A Normative Account
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Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology 2019-06-13
2018 Thomas Szanto
The Phenomenology of Shared Emotions: Reassessing Gerda Walther
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Woman Phenomenologists on Social Ontology 2019-06-13
2017 Thomas Szanto
Emotional Self-Alienation
published pages: 260-286, ISSN: 0363-6550, DOI: 10.1111/misp.12074
Midwest Studies In Philosophy 41/1 2019-06-13

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