The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature
Free Press, 1994 - 248 pagini
What is the full meaning of eating? What does it reveal about the soul? What is the meaning of human omnivorousness and the myriad customs that refine human eating, transforming animal feeding into human dining? This book examines the phenomena of eating, natural and cultural - from metabolism, appetite, and taste, to hospitality, table manners, and the ritual meal, and reveals how eating not only feeds the body but also nourishes the soul.
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existence , He predicts that he will be an eater of bread in the sweat of his face .
However much human spiritedness loves meat , man as the rational animal , on
the threshold of civilization and ethics , is an eater of bread . Bread , even more ...
On the other hand , because the farmer places all his hopes in his crops and is
thus more vulnerable to disaster than if he gathered one meal at a time , bread -
eating man turns an anxiously watchful eye toward heaven , and builds towers
Like bread an expression of prudent concern for the future , it was formerly widely
used to conserve and preserve foods from spoilage . But it was and is loved for its
taste , in amounts above and beyond what is needed physiologically .
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Doctor-turned-teacher Kass (Committee on Social Thought/Univ. of Chicago) serves up a stimulating treatise on the anthropology and ethics of eating. In the tradition of ancient philosophers of the ... Citiți recenzia completă