Korsmeyer on Fiction and Disgust

British Journal of Aesthetics 55 (1):109-116 (2015)
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Abstract

In Savoring Disgust, Carolyn Korsmeyer argues that disgust is peculiar amongst emotions, for it does not need any of the standard solutions to the so-called paradox of fiction. I argue that Korsmeyer’s arguments in support of the peculiarity of disgust with respect to the paradox of fiction are not successful.

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Filippo Contesi
Universitat de Barcelona

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