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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.
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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. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Miler.
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The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. 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.
It is extremely well-written and intelligently presented, though the argument is difficult to summarize.
Many writers about disgust have treated it as a bare feeling, with little or xsco cognitive content. He wants us to treat disgust millsr the seriousness it deserves, as a determinant of love, sexuality, politics, and even our sense of self.
Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. 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.
What this beautifully written book reminds us so brilliantly is how much the humanities–and in some ways anatomiaa the humanities–can tell us about the empirical world, the world of physical sensation, social behaviour, and political conflict. AmazonGlobal Ship Asoc Internationally. But Mr Miller does more than catalogue revoltingness. Nonetheless, the author does manage to bowl pretty well, getting a strike here and there in terms of observation concerning the qualities that, for all practical purposes, are universally recognized to be those of the disgusting.
Kirkus Reviews This is unique: I strongly recommend this book! When we are disgusted, we are attempting to set bounds, to keep chaos at bay. Join Our Mailing List: Miller demonstrates the complexity xnatomia the disgust reaction; it cannot be reduced to mere biological instinct, but is deeply connected with religion, morality, and politics. It is easy to dismiss disgust as a mere gut-level twinge; after all, the word and thus, to some extent, the concept did not even enter the English language until the 17th century.
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Booklist [A] learned book Miller argues powerfully that this approach is inadequate. The treatment of disgust is creative, original, sophisticated, and intellectually engaging Miller also deftly avoids the shock value that would be all too tempting in an analysis of disgust, yet without becoming prudish.
His interest is in the moral meaning of disgust East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. 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.
When we are disgusted, we are attempting to set bounds, to keep chaos at bay. Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. In a dark room, a large group of diners looks disapprovingly at the viewer. This exploration of the psyche’s murky byways would make a major book in itself, but Miller’s purpose is deeper: It is too visceral to be ironic, it always involves the senses, and it expresses itself in physical terms The high’s belief that the low actually smell bad, or are sources of pollution, seriously threatens democracy.
Readers willing to overcome their own disgust may find [Miller’s idea] a brilliant one and also an unusual way to address how we love Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Disgust and contempt, Miller argues, play crucial political roles in creating and maintaining social hierarchy.
Love depends on overcoming it, while the pleasure of sex comes in large measure from the titillating violation of disgust prohibitions. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ver o modificar mis pedidos en Mi cuenta. Library Journal [A]n enjoyable, methodologically eclectic academic romp. I use the term ‘universal’ as it applies today, what with globalization and all. Our notion of the self, intimately dependent as it is on our response to the excretions and secretions of our bodies, depends on it.
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.
But Miller convincingly argues for disgust’s wide-ranging cultural influence I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. There’s a problem wioliam this menu right now. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Human society needs the “moral emotions,” disgust perhaps most of all, to enforce its taboos, its armory of boundary-rules, and to keep pollution at bay.