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Published: 16 August 2018

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190491291

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Disgust, Morality, and the Law

Debra Lieberman and Carlton Patrick

  • Sets forth a novel psychological explanation for why the emotion of disgust and our sense of morality are deeply intertwined
  • Authors argue for why disgust should not be used as a criterion for lawmaking
  • Opens up the debate for whether or not certain behaviors can be deemed "wrong" absent of a gut feeling that they are "gross" or "offensive"

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