Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking
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
Wine and wine making, social aspects, drinking customs
American Studies | Leisure Studies | Philosophy
Citation for published book
Allhoff, Fritz. Wine & Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking. Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2008. Print.
Allhoff, Fritz, "Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking" (2008). All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors. 289.