Does Disgust Influence Moral Judgment?

@article{May2014DoesDI,
  title={Does Disgust Influence Moral Judgment?},
  author={Joshua May},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2014},
  volume={92},
  pages={125 - 141}
}
  • Joshua May
  • Published 2 January 2014
  • Philosophy, Psychology
  • Australasian Journal of Philosophy
Recent empirical research seems to show that emotions play a substantial role in moral judgment. Perhaps the most important line of support for this claim focuses on disgust. A number of philosophers and scientists argue that there is adequate evidence showing that disgust significantly influences various moral judgments. And this has been used to support or undermine a range of philosophical theories, such as sentimentalism and deontology. I argue that the existing evidence does not support… 

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