Persona y Bioética 22 (1):18-28 (2018)

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Luca Valera
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
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We argue that, given that the act of eating is rational and relational, it should also be an educational issue dealing with society and environment, politics and health, tastes and trends, as well as genetic and epigenetic factors. This hypothesis arises from a particular theory of the human act and an anthropological approach based on the philosophical speculations of MacIntyre and Aristotle. We argue that eating choices are “hybrids of freedom,” rationality, and unconscious and environmental elements. Finally, we suggest that people have to change their habits in order to transform the human way of acting, since every human act can change the human essence and vice versa.
Keywords Comer y comida  Eating and food, education, ethics, human habits, communication, relationality  comer e comida  comunicación  comunicação  educación  educação  hábitos humanos  relacionalidad  relacionalidade  ética  ética, hábitos humanos
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