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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uniqueness and apartness , and especially ourselves as sources of
selfgenerated actions in and on our world . Animal life's inherent possibilities for
both need and independence , for mutuality and separation , for engagement and
guments for vegetarianism — and especially some arguments for animal rights —
do in fact proceed by denying the difference of man and by foolishly deriding as “
speciesism ” all human self - regard and -preference . Against all reason these ...
There are , needless to say , deep mysteries in the account - most especially
about the very beginning ( the first two verses ) and also about the meaning of “
the image of God . ” But for the most part — and for my purposes this is most
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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