Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking (Paperback)

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By Fritz Allhoff (Editor), Paul Draper (Foreword by)
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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

About the Author

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405154314
ISBN-10: 1405154314
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: November 19th, 2007
Pages: 308
Language: English