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Thinking Through Food : A Philosophical Introduction - by Alexandra Plakias (Paperback)

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Thinking Through Food is a wide-ranging yet concise introduction to the many philosophical issues surrounding food production and consumption. The book begins with discussions of the metaphysics, epistemology, and aesthetics of food, then moves on to debates about the ethics of eating animals, the environmental impacts of food production, and the role of technology in our food supply, before concluding with discussions of food access, health, and justice. Throughout, the author draws on cross-disciplinary research to engage with historical debates and current events.

Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Philosophy, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Broadview Pr
Author: Alexandra Plakias
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2018
TCIN: 53684418
UPC: 9781554814312
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-8618
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