: Anatomia del Asco (Spanish Edition) () by William Ian Miller and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books. William Miller embarks on an alluring journey into the world of disgust, showing how it both horrifies us and brings order and meaning to our lives. Our notion of. Libros sin clasificar: anatomía del asco. william ian miller. taurus. Compra, venta y subastas de Libros sin clasificar en todocoleccion. Lote

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It is not simple misanthropy or plain nausea, but it is Sartre’s existential nausee; it is Hamlet’s view of the world and everyone in it. Imagine aesthetics without disgust for tastelessness and vulgarity; imagine morality without disgust for evil, hypocrisy, stupidity, and cruelty. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Miller details anatomja anxious relation to basic life processes: 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.

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William Miller embarks on an alluring journey into the world of disgust, showing how it brings order and meaning to our lives even as it horrifies and revolts us. More than mapping out revulsion, however, Miller maintains that moral outlooks emanate from disgust–a radical proposition that is argued anatomiw. Library Journal [A]n enjoyable, methodologically eclectic academic romp.


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Yes, and here’s goes. The unique genius of Professor Miller’s work lies not in his ability to give new information to the reader.

The genius of The Anatomy of Disgust, as with his other works, is his ability to recognize fundamental truths that most people never think qilliam at all, or would prefer not to, and to organize these truths into a coherent system xel which human behavior can be analyze and understood.

Join Our Mailing List: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The author rightly resists the reductionist treatment of disgust that is all too common in the social and natural sciences, whether it be the Freudian dogma or the latest fad of “evolutionary psychology,” yet also steers clear of trendy relativism. Disgust is more than a feeling: Booklist [A] learned book The one empty seat indicates that he or she once had a place at the table but is now excluded The capacity for disgust, it turns out, may be as significant as any quality we possess Disgust, however, signals dangerous division.

What this beautifully written book reminds us so brilliantly is how much the humanities–and in some ways only the humanities–can tell us about the ssco world, the world of physical sensation, social behaviour, and political conflict.

It “anatomizes” disgust–which Miller defines as a “strong sense of aversion to something perceived as dangerous because of its powers to contaminate, infect or pollute”–by exploring it as both a physical sensation and a moral sentiment. But Mr Miller does more than catalogue revoltingness.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Miller’s a fine, entertaining, self-deprecating writer who has created a book that, if not always appetizing, is still a tasteful examination of a strong emotion that is generally held at arm’s length.

Democracy depends less on respect for persons than on an equal distribution of contempt. The author suggests that it may not be too much to credit the invisible structure of human social evolution to the distancing of two points, YUCK and YUM.

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Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. When we are disgusted, we are attempting to set bounds, to keep chaos at bay. Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente.

Of course we fail. Get to Know Us. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. It is a response to defilement; it denotes a recoil from horror cruelty and gore, or even Beauty and the Beast ; it arises suddenly, but is slow to dissipate. I’d like to read this mipler on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

In a dark room, a large group of diners looks disapprovingly at the viewer.