Food for Thought: Philosophy and Food / Edition 1

Food for Thought: Philosophy and Food / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Telfer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415133823

ISBN-13: 9780415133821

Pub. Date: 10/16/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Looking at the philosophical issues raised by food this short and accessible book questions the place food should have in our individual lives. It shows how traditional philosophy and its classic texts can illuminate an everyday subject.  See more details below

Overview

Looking at the philosophical issues raised by food this short and accessible book questions the place food should have in our individual lives. It shows how traditional philosophy and its classic texts can illuminate an everyday subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415133821
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/16/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Feeding the hungry5
2The pleasures of food24
3Food as art41
4Food duties61
5Hospitableness82
6Temperance103
Conclusion120
Bibliography126
Index129

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