Description - Wine and Philosophy by Fritz Allhoff
Wine & Philosophy offers a collection of essays which explore a range of philosophical topics related to food; it joins Food & Philosophy and Beer & Philosophy in in the "Epicurean Trilogy." Essays are organized thematically and written by philosophers, wine writers, and winemakers. * Chapters include, "The Art & Culture of Wine"; "Tasting & Talking about Wine"; "Wine & Its Critics"; "The Beauty of Wine"; "The Metaphysics of Wine"; and "The Politics & Economics of Wine" * Essays are accessible to a general audience while at the same time covering some serious philosophical ground * Incorporates traditional areas of philosophical study, including philosophy of language, philosophy of perception, aesthetics, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy * A great complimentary text to any guided-tour visit to the Napa Valley or other wineries
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(229mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Author Biography - Fritz Allhoff
Fritz Allhoff, PhD, is an assistant professor of philosophy at Western Michigan University. He is the co-editor of Food & Philosophy (with Dave Monroe, Blackwell, 2008). He enjoys, especially, Napa and Russian River wines as well as wine travel around the world.