Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking

Title

Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking

Department

Philosophy

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, and winemakers share their passion for wine through well-crafted essays that explore wine's deeper meaning, nature, and significance

  • Joins Food & Philosophy and Beer & Philosophy in in the "Epicurean Trilogy
  • Essays are organized thematically and written by philosophers, wine writers, and winemakers
  • Chapters include, "The Art & Culture of Wine"; "Tasting & Talking about Wine"; "Wine & Its Critics"; "The Beauty of Wine"; "The Metaphysics of Wine"; and "The Politics & Economics of Wine"
  • Accessible to a general audience while at the same time covering some serious philosophical ground
  • Incorporates traditional areas of philosophical study, including philosophy of language, philosophy of perception, aesthetics, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy
  • A great complimentary text to any guided-tour visit to the Napa Valley or other wineries

ISBN

9781405154314

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Blackwell

City

Malden, MA

Keywords

Wine and wine making, social aspects, drinking customs

Disciplines

American Studies | Leisure Studies | Philosophy

Comments

Edited by Fritz Allhoff.

Citation for published book

Allhoff, Fritz. Wine & Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking. Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2008. Print.