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: 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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Miller hits upon human emotions and their variations while bringing the emotion of “discus” to his central investigation of learned revulsion. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The culturo-environmental determination of the length between those two points anatomiq very well contain much of what it takes to delimit a culture’s potential for art, science, and language as well. 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.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He wants us to treat disgust with the seriousness it deserves, as a determinant of love, sexuality, politics, and even our sense of self.

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Detalles del producto Formato: It is too visceral to be ironic, it always involves the senses, and it expresses itself in physical terms Many writers about disgust have treated it as a bare feeling, with little or no cognitive content. And against all the odds he’s succeeded: 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.


Gana dinero con nosotros. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its boundary-policing powers. 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. Miller demonstrates the complexity of the disgust reaction; it cannot be reduced to mere biological instinct, but is deeply connected with religion, morality, and politics.

Anatomia del Asco

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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 at the engulfing vagina Booklist [A] learned book 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.

More than mapping out revulsion, however, Miller maintains that moral outlooks emanate from disgust–a radical proposition that is argued provocatively.

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: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Miller argues that disgust is deeply grounded in our ambivalence to life: Our notion of the self, intimately dependent as it is on our response to the excretions and secretions of our bodies, depends on it.


I use the term ‘universal’ as it applies today, what with globalization and all.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Miller argues powerfully that this approach is inadequate.

Miller has written wilkiam compact study of a roiling subject, studded with local brilliances, that makes a large, but clearly arguable, point. The unique genius of Professor Miller’s work lies not in his ability to give new information to the reader. It is extremely well-written and intelligently presented, though the argument is difficult to summarize.

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But these flaws do not take away from the overall excellence of the work. But Mr Miller does more than catalogue revoltingness. It is not simple misanthropy or plain nausea, but millef is Sartre’s existential nausee; it is Hamlet’s view of the world and everyone in it.

Miller rightly perceives that disgust helps to define our identities, create hierarchies, and order our world. No activado Word Wise: 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.