: 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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Detalles del producto Formato: Miller’s novel line of inquiry, as well as frequent displays of wit and insight, makes The Anatomy of Disgust an engaging book.

Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Miller mines history particularly the Middle Agesliterature particularly skaldicFreud, 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 anatomai out of earsand in Paul Rozin’s argument that disgust resides in “food rejection or in anxieties about our animal origins.

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Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. 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 empirical world, the world of physical sensation, social behaviour, and political conflict.


Miller argues that disgust is deeply grounded in our ambivalence to life: When we are disgusted, we are attempting to set bounds, to keep chaos at bay. Ver o modificar mis pedidos en Mi cuenta. Write a customer review.

Disgust, however, signals dangerous division. 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. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Publishers Weekly starred review [A] marvelously fertile new book The high’s belief that the low actually smell bad, or are sources of pollution, seriously threatens democracy. This is a genuinely philosophical treatment mipler the best sense, drawing on all areas of human wisdom and experience. Miller details our anxious relation to basic life processes: Nussbaum New Republic Mr. I use the term ‘universal’ as it applies today, what with globalization and all.

Booklist [A] learned book Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. This is a challenging work, but well worth the effort; indeed it reminds us just why there is nothing like a good book to stimulate the mind. And disgust is not a disembodied emotion like contempt. Asck 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 Love depends on overcoming it, while the pleasure of sex comes in large measure from the titillating violation of disgust prohibitions.


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Dealing in ideas which are frowstily familiar, [Miller] makes of them something startlingly fresh. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Amazon Music Transmite millones de canciones. Many writers about disgust have treated it as a bare feeling, with little or no cognitive content.

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