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In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, andwinemakers share their passion for wine through well-crafted essaysthat 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 byphilosophers, wine writers, and winemakers * Chapters include, "The Art & Culture of Wine";"Tasting & Talking about Wine"; "Wine &Its Critics"; "The Beauty of Wine"; "TheMetaphysics of Wine"; and "The Politics & Economicsof Wine" * Accessible to a general audience while at the same…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, andwinemakers share their passion for wine through well-crafted essaysthat 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 byphilosophers, wine writers, and winemakers * Chapters include, "The Art & Culture of Wine";"Tasting & Talking about Wine"; "Wine &Its Critics"; "The Beauty of Wine"; "TheMetaphysics of Wine"; and "The Politics & Economicsof Wine" * Accessible to a general audience while at the same timecovering 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 theNapa Valley or other wineries

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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 328
  • Erscheinungstermin: 09.02.2009
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780470765777
  • Artikelnr.: 37299021
Autorenporträt
Fritz Allhoff, PhD, is an assistant professor of philosophy at Western Michigan University. He is the co-editor of Food & Philosophy (with Dave Monroe, Blackwell, 2008). He enjoys, especially, Napa and Russian River wines as well as wine travel around the world.
Inhaltsangabe
Foreword. Acknowledgments. Notes on Contributors. Introduction: Planting the Vines: Fritz Allhoff. The Art & Culture of Wine. 1. Wine in Ancient Greece: Some Platonist Ponderings: Harold Tarrant. 2. On and Off The Wagon: Wine and the American Character: Jonathan Alsop. 3. Muse in a Stem Glass: Art
Wine
and Philosophy: Kirsten Shilakes. 4. In Vino Sanitas: Fred Paola. Tasting & Talking about Wine. 5. Mmmm... not Aha!: Imaginative versus Analytical Experiences of Wines: John Dilworth. 6. Talk about Wine?: Kent Bach. 7. Winespeak or Critical Communication?: Why People Talk About Wine: Adrienne and Keith Lehrer. Wine & Its Critics. 8. What the Wine Critic Tells Us: Jack Bender. 9. Experiencing Wine: Why Critics Mess Up (Some of the Time): Jamie Goode. The Beauty of Wine. 10. You'll Never Drink Alone: Wine Tasting and Aesthetic Practice: Ole Martin Skilleas and Douglas Burnham. 11. Who Cares if You Like It
This is a Good Wine Regardless: George Gale. 12. Listening to the Wine Consumer: The Art of Drinking: Steve Charters. The Metaphysics of Wine. 13. Is There Coffee or Blackberry in My Wine?: Kevin Sweeney. 14. The Soul of Wine: Digging for Meaning: Randall Grahm. 15. The Notion of Terroir: Matt Kramer. The Politics & Economics of Wine. 16. Wine Tasting Epiphany: An Analysis of the 1976 California vs. France Tasting: Orley Ashenfelter
Richard Quandt and George Taber. 17. The Old World and the New: Worlds Apart?: Warren Winiarski. 18. Taste How Expensive This Is: A Problem of Wine and Rationality: Justin Weinberg. 19. Shipping across State Lines: Wine and the Law: Drew Massey. Index