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Hiding from Humanity Disgust, Shame, and the Law

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ISBN-10: 0691126259

ISBN-13: 9780691126258

Edition: 2004

Authors: Martha C. Nussbaum

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Martha Nussbaum elaborates a critique of the role that shame & disgust play in our individual & social lives &, in particular, in the law. She argues that we should be wary of these emotions because both are associated in troubling ways with a desire to hide from our humanity.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Martha C. Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Shame and Disgust: Confusion in Practice and Theory
Law without the Emotions?
Two Problematic Emotions
Emotions and Law
Appeals to Emotion
Emotion and Belief, Emotion and Value
Emotions, Appraisal, and Moral Education
Emotion and the ""Reasonable Man"": Manslaughter, Self-Defense
Emotions and Changing Social Norms
Reasonable Sympathy: Compassion in Criminal Sentencing
Emotions and Political Liber