Moral Disgust

Some articles on disgust, moral disgust, moral:

Disgusted - The Hydra’s Tale: Imagining Disgust
... According to the book The Hydra’s Tale Imagining Disgust by Robert Rawdon Wilson, disgust may be further subdivided into physical disgust, associated with physical or metaphorical uncleanliness, and ... "I am disgusted by the hurtful things that you are saying." Moral disgust should be understood as culturally determined physical disgust as more universally grounded ... The book also discusses moral disgust as an aspect of the representation of disgust ...
Disgusted - Evolutionary Significance - Domains of Disgust
... outlines three domains of disgust pathogen disgust, which "motivates the avoidance of infectious microorganisms’ sexual disgust, "which motivates the avoidance of sexual partners and behaviors" and moral ... Disgust may have an important role in certain forms of morality ... Pathogen disgust arises from a desire to survive and, ultimately, a fear of death ...

Famous quotes containing the words disgust and/or moral:

    How else is the famous short story ‘A study in Abjection’ to be understood but as an outbreak of disgust against an age indecently undermined by psychology.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    As men get on in life, they acquire a love for sincerity, and somewhat less solicitude to be lulled or amused. In the progress of the character, there is an increasing faith in the moral sentiment, and a decreasing faith in propositions.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)