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In both cases, it turns out, disgust has enormous political and social implications. Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una dsl vida. Disgust, however, signals dangerous division.

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Miller’s novel line of inquiry, as well as frequent displays of wit and insight, makes The Anatomy of Disgust an engaging book. It is extremely well-written and intelligently presented, though the argument is difficult to summarize.

Humanity must instill a sense of discuss in children as it does a sense of disgust for their own fecal and urine matter. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. He aims to bridge the academic and lay worlds, and to restore moral psychology to the wholeness it had for Montaigne and La Rochefoucauld With an Aristotelian zeal and thoroughness, he proceeds to explore the ramifications of disgust’s various manifestations, from its role as the strict guardian of social hierarchies to its place as the gentle handmaiden of civilization There is much here to delight the inner pre-pubescent in us all, but it is a serious book, nevertheless.


Though a law professor, Miller is extraordinarily widely read, and draws on an extensive knowledge of literature, psychology, history, biology, and philosophy he even has a footnote referring to an extremely disgusting scene in the obscure cult movie Pink Flamingoes.

Law professor William Miller gives us an absorbing, fascinating treatment of the neglected topic of disgust.

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No activado Word Wise: But, as Miller points out, our failure is hardly an occasion for despair, for disgust also helps to animate the world, and to make it a dangerous, magical, and exciting place. He brilliantly marshals sources that span a millennium of Western history, drawing critically on the works of such diverse thinkers as Hume, Hazlitt, and Freud. In that sense, the book makes no claim to be universal, a disclaimer that stands out as an act of virtue in contrast to much of disgustingly pompous academic sweepers out there.

The book reads like an intimate seminar, with the author citing immediate examples from his own life, and casually but appropriately pointing out things done by his own children. When we are disgusted, we are attempting to set bounds, to keep chaos at bay.

Many writers about disgust have treated it as a bare feeling, with little or no cognitive content. Miller mines history particularly the Middle Agesliterature particularly awcoFreud, Orwell and his own experiences as a parent of four young children to show the holes in Mary Douglas’s theory that the disgusting is anomalous, something that doesn’t fit say, hair growing out of earsand in Paul Rozin’s argument that disgust resides in “food rejection or in anxieties about our animal origins.


The capacity for disgust, it turns out, may be as significant as any quality we possess His interest is in the moral meaning of disgust His nonsense books, mo …. Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers.

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Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Kirkus Reviews This is unique: Yes, and here’s goes. Miller hits upon human emotions and their variations while bringing the emotion of “discus” to his central investigation of learned mikler.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Disgust and contempt, Miller argues, play crucial political roles in creating and maintaining social hierarchy. Miller rightly perceives that disgust helps to define our identities, create hierarchies, and order our world. I intend to use resources learn from this book on a web site known as “climatedeception. Taurus April Language: Share your thoughts with other customers. The unique genius of Professor Miller’s work lies not in his ability to give new information to the reader.

Miller has done a tasteful and intelligent job of shedding light on the muck of our most visceral and wsco emotion. The Economist While The Anatomy of Disgust does disgust, it also enthralls, enlightens, dazzles and entertains.