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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tive kind of whole that it is are generally evident in its visible appearance . ... (
again literally “ looks ” ) , also carries this double sense of form : form as
contrasted with its own material , and form as distinctive kind , contrasted with
other kinds .
Since we do not know from the text what kind of text we have , we have no better
choice than to try to read it without categorical or disciplinary prejudice , and see
if what it says is intelligible and reasonable . * Let us first remember the order of ...
... or “ separate ” ( badal ) occurs explicitly five times in the first chapter , and the
idea is implicitly present ten more times in the expression “ after its kind , ” which
implies the separation of plants and animals into distinct and separable kinds .
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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