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Rob Boddice Ph.D.
Why might we desire to look at the gory and grotesque? Thinking with disgust leads us astray.
How do you define the experience of wanting to look at dead bodies when the concept of "disgust" is not available to make sense of it?
We cannot assume the capacity of empathy across time. Historians focus on what they can reconstruct, that the feelings of past actors might be recovered.
Rob Boddice, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin.