Disgust – New Post at Nautil.us

What do we really mean when we say that we are “disgusted” by someone’s actions? Do physical and moral disgust share a common origin or do we simply borrow the rhetoric of disgust to show strong disapproval? I discuss some recent thinking on these issues in “Misdeeds & Disease: How Similar are Disgust and Moral Disgust?” a post for “Facts so Romantic” the blog of Nautil.us, a new science magazine.

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