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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It is these connections that we here seek to discover . We , too , seek wisdom
through eating ; eating is the manifest theme of this inquiry . Eating Compared to
wisdom eating may be a humble subject 1 "Good for Food to Make One Wise”
Or must this freedom seek and take guidance from some standard or measure
not of its own imaginative and free invention ? Can we ... Can our actions be
improved with the aid of self - knowledge , including the sort we are seeking here
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 ...
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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