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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What does it mean to say that the form is “ present ” in the embryo as a potential ?
... the full directions and inclinations for producing such a frog , how exactly is that
" absent ” frog “ present ” and efficacious in its own coming - into - being ?
As we have seen , its new world - relations grow out of a self - concern with
persistence and are driven by a rudimentary inwardness or subjectivity , which
orders present needs to actions that may bring future satisfactions . To be sure ,
This view is encouraged by the language of the text : the word “ divide ” 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
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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