Appetites for Thought: Philosophers and Food

Appetites for Thought: Philosophers and Food


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780234458
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 03/15/2015
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michel Onfray is a French philosopher and founder of the tuition-free Université Populaire in Caen, France, where he teaches. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, The Atheist Manifesto. Stephen Muecke is professor of ethnography at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a writer of fiction. His translations include Jos Gil’s Metamorphoses of the Body. He lives in Sydney. Donald Barry (1955–2014) was a lecturer at the University of Western Sydney and a translator specializing in French.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Banquet of the Omnivores

1. Diogenes; or, The Taste of Octopus

2. Rousseau; or, The Milky Way

3. Kant; or, Ethical Alcoholism

4. Fourier; or, The Pivotal Little Pie

5. Nietzsche; or, The Sausages of the Anti-Christ

6. Marinetti; or, The Excited Pig

7. Sartre; or, The Revenge of the Crustaceans

Conclusion: The Gay Science of Eating



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