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Published: 01 December 2016

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190604110

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The Ancient Emotion of Disgust

Edited by Donald Lateiner and Dimos Spatharas

Emotions of the Past

  • No previous study or collection of essays has been devoted to the ancient emotion of disgust
  • Disgust has become a battleground for philosophers and legal theorists discussing whether judges and jurors' reactions of disgust are relevant to convicting and sentencing heinous offenders
  • Novelty of subject matter has potential to attract interdisciplinary scholars and readers within the Humanities spectrum

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