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In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, and winemakers share their passion for wine through well-crafted essays that explore wine's deeper meaning, nature, and significance* 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"* 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405154314
ISBN-10: 1405154314
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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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.

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