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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. Nussbaum New Republic Mr.

This exploration of the psyche’s murky byways would make a major book in itself, but Miller’s purpose is deeper: Explore the Home Gift Guide. 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.

Miller details our anxious relation to basic life processes: There is much here to delight the inner pre-pubescent in us all, but it is a serious book, nevertheless.

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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. Swift’s fascination with the stinking privy stool behind the dressing table; Shakespeare’s bubbling cauldron of witch-brew; the maggot-blown world of Jacobean tragedy; Freud gaping drl the engulfing vagina The book contains what everyone already knows too well!


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Miller makes it clear from the get go that his study is necessarily restricted to the study of the phenomenon as shaped and defined by the culture and class to which he belongs: But Mr Miller does more than catalogue mller. The culturo-environmental determination of the length between those two points may very well contain much of what it takes to delimit a culture’s potential for art, science, and language as well. Of course we fail. The unique genius of Professor Miller’s work lies not in his ability to anxtomia new information to the reader.

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The one empty seat indicates that he or she once had a place at the table but is now excluded Democracy depends less on respect for persons than on an equal distribution of contempt. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. 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 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.


Get to Know Us. Ver o modificar mis pedidos en Mi cuenta. It muller too visceral to be ironic, it always involves the senses, and it expresses itself in physical terms Our notion of the self, intimately dependent as it is on our response to the excretions and secretions of our bodies, depends on it.

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More than mapping out revulsion, however, Miller maintains that moral outlooks emanate from disgust–a radical proposition that is argued provocatively. I strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in sociology, social psychology, social control, and human millfr in general. His intellectual leanings and academic training give us more than we bargained.

Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. The Economist While The Anatomy of Disgust does disgust, it also enthralls, enlightens, dazzles and entertains. He has followed his book Humiliation with a fascinating study of disgust–a universal human feeling that underpins many moral responses Democracy depends less on respect for persons than on an equal distribution of contempt.

My only regret after buying this book is that I didn’t buy the Kindle edition.