Food for Thought: Philosophy and Food

Routledge (1996)
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The importance of food in our individual lives raises moral questions from the debate over eating animals to the prominence of gourmet cookery in the popular media. Through philosophy, Elizabeth Telfer discusses issues including our obligations to those who are starving; the value of the pleasure of food; food as art; our duties to animals; and the moral virtues of hospitableness and temperance. Elizabeth Telfer shows how much traditional philosophy, from Plato to John Stuart Mill, has to say to illuminate this everyday yet complex subject.
Keywords Food  Philosophy  Food Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number B105.F66.T45 1996
ISBN(s) 0415133815   9780415133814   0415133823
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