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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Who says the earth is not the center of the universe ? No , not its geometrical or
material center ; the earth is not even the center of its own solar system , which in
turn is nothing like the center of our allegedly boundless universe , by definition ...
Many peoples of the earth , of course , do not eat bread ; hence bread cannot be
literally the human food . But much of what has here been said about bread is
also applicable to rice , a grain that is the staff of life to half the population of the ...
The things which have a place either do not consist of heterogeneous parts —
heaven , earth , seas ; or they do consist of heterogeneous parts , namely , of
species or individuals . Or as we might prefer to say , the things which have a
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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