Savoring disgust

the foul and the fair in aesthetics
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Oxford University Press , New York
StatementCarolyn Korsmeyer
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LC ClassificationsBH301.E45 K67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24468574M
ISBN 139780199756940, 9780199756933
LC Control Number2010014969

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This book is a fresh approach to the old problem of why emotions that are considered "negative" when experienced in practical life are often valued and sought after in art. Buy Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics by Korsmeyer, Carolyn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Carolyn Korsmeyer's Savoring Disgust is a book that, in spite of its seemingly unsavoury subject matter, deserves to be widely read. Written in an accessible yet richly suggestive prose, it is the first systematic investigation in English-speaking contemporary philosophy of the aesthetic and artistic significance of the emotion of : Filippo Contesi.

Disgust is a popular emotion these days; witness the number of recent books on this topic. It is listed by Paul Ekman as a ‘basic’ emotion, that is, an emotion We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Jenefer Robinson.

Savoring Disgust | Disgust is among the strongest of aversions, characterized by involuntary physical recoil and even nausea. Yet paradoxically, disgusting objects can sometimes exert a grisly allure, and this emotion can constitute a positive, appreciative aesthetic response when exploited by works of art -- a phenomenon labelled here "aesthetic disgust.".

Disgust is among the strongest of aversions, characterized by involuntary physical recoil and even nausea. Yet paradoxically, disgusting objects can sometimes exert a grisly allure, and this emotion can constitute a positive, appreciative aesthetic response when exploited by works of art—a phenomenon we might consider “aesthetic disgust.”Author: Carolyn Korsmeyer.

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Savoring disgust: the foul and the fair in aesthetics. [Carolyn Korsmeyer] -- Disgust is a strong aversion, yet paradoxically it can constitute an appreciative aesthetic response to works of art.

Artistic disgust can be funny, profound, sorrowful, or gross. This book examines. Disgust is among the strongest of aversions, characterized by involuntary physical recoil and even nausea. Yet paradoxically, disgusting objects can sometimes exert a grisly allure, and this emotion can constitute a positive, appreciative aesthetic response when exploited by works of art - aphenomenon labelled here "aesthetic disgust.".

Carolyn Korsmeyer’s Savoring Disgust is a book that, in spite of its seemingly unsavoury subject matter, deserves to be widely read. Written in an accessible yet richly suggestive prose, it is the first systematic investigation in English-speaking contemporary philosophy of the aesthetic and artistic significance of the emotion of : Filippo Contesi.

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In her splendid new book, Savoring Disgust, Carolyn Korsmeyer rejects Kant's suggestion and argues that there is something called ‘aesthetic disgust,’ that is, ‘the arousal of disgust in an audience, a spectator, or a reader, under circumstances where that emotion both apprehends artistic properties and constitutes a component of.

Carolyn Korsmeyer's delightful book, Savoring Disgust, begins by a discus sion of disgust in general, but her focus is on aesthetic disgust, that is, 'the arousal of disgust in an audience, a spectator, or a reader, under circum stances where that emotion both apprehends artistic properties and consti tutes a component of appreciation' (p.

88). Much contemporary art is notorious for its deliberate arousal of disgust, but the phenomenon is hardly new, and the artworks this chapter considers span centuries, genres, and media. Literature, paintings, movies, performance—all present examples in which disgust is provocatively evoked. Sometimes the disgust aroused by art remains an aversion, as with the recoil inspired by horror : Carolyn Korsmeyer.

Book Reviews. Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics by korsmeyer, carolyn. DAVID CLOWNEY. Department of Philosophy and Religion Rowan University.

Search for more papers by this author. DAVID CLOWNEY. Department of Philosophy and Religion Rowan : David Clowney. Savoring Disgust. The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics. University Press New Books in Philosophy New Books in Politics & Society New Books Network Septem Carrie Figdor.

Today’s podcast features a book about disgusting art – that is, art that deliberately aims to cause disgust.

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Buy Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics by Korsmeyer, Carolyn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Disgust (Middle French desgouster, from des-dis- + goust taste, from Latin gustus; akin to Latin gustare to taste) is an emotional response of rejection or revulsion to something potentially contagious or something considered offensive, distasteful, or unpleasant.

In The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, Charles Darwin wrote that disgust is a sensation that refers to something. She recently completed a study of disgust as an aesthetic response entitled Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics.

Her book Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy () explores the neglected gustatory sense of taste and its claims for aesthetic status. AmblesideOnline on Savoring Books. Question: AmblesideOnline doesn't have as many books as some programs, is this to emphasize quality over quantity?Is there an advantage to reading a book at a leisurely pace.

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In her splendid new book, Savoring Disgust, Carolyn Korsmeyer rejects Kant's suggestion and argues that there is something called ‘aesthetic disgust,’ that is, ‘the arousal of disgust in an audience, a spectator, or a reader, under circumstances where that emotion both apprehends artistic properties and constitutes a component of.

Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics concerns the appeal of disgust when it is aroused by works of art (and even on occasion by foods). Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy explores the gustatory sense and its aesthetic features.

I also analyze gender and its influence on philosophical ideas in the book Gender and Aesthetics. In Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics (Oxford, ), Carolyn Korsmeyer is more interested in understanding disgust than in.

Request PDF | Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics | Disgust is among the strongest of aversions, characterized by involuntary physical recoil and even nausea. Yet paradoxically.Why Leontius Looked at Dead Bodies The book ranges from Homer’s Iliad to the contemporary politics of Carolyn Korsmeyer, Savoring Disgust.

John Piper concludes his book by saying, "There is no more important issue in life than seeing Jesus for who he really is and savoring what we see above all else" (). Throughout the book he explains that we exist primarily to see, savor, and show the glory of God/5.