The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature

University of Chicago Press (1994)
Abstract
The Hungry Soul is a fascinating exploration of the natural and cultural act of eating. Kass brilliantly reveals how the various aspects of this phenomenon, and the customs, rituals, and taboos surrounding it, relate to universal and profound truths about the human animal and its deepest yearnings. "Kass is a distinguished and graceful writer. . . . It is astonishing to discover how different is our world from that of the animals, even in that which most evidently betrays that we too are animals--our need and desire for food."--Roger Scruton, Times Literary Supplement "Yum."--Miss Manners.
Keywords Eating (Philosophy
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Call number BD450.K345 1999
ISBN(s) 9780226425689   0226425681   0029170737  
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