Disgust as a mechanism for externalization: Coordination and disassociation


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Isaac Wiegman
Texas State University
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I extend Stanford’s proposal in two ways by focusing on a possible mechanism of externalization: disgust. First, I argue that externalization also has value for solving coordination problems where interests of different groups coincide. Second, Stanford’s proposal also holds promise for explaining why people “over-comply” with norms through disassociation, or the avoidance of actions that merely appear to violate norms.
Keywords Moral Externalization  Evolution of Morality  Hypocrisy  Coordination
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X18000225
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