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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Though men and women no doubt brought different outlooks and sensibilities to
the table , conversation was forced to seek and play on common ground — in
tacit affirmation of both the common necessity that brings all to the table and the ...
This is hardly conversation . Neither are recitals and reportage . Reports of the
day's events have become regular parts of the family dinner , when we catch
each other up on the adventures in school , office , or playground . But these
riedness and spontaneity , of exploration and invention , of being well turned and
well rounded , and , above all , of openness and responsiveness are still
attached to the idea of conversation . A conversation has no script or plan .
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THE HUNGRY SOUL: Eating and the Perfecting of Our NatureComentariu Utilizator - Kirkus
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