Hungry Soul Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature
Edition: 1999 (Reprint)
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Description: In this exploration of the natural and cultural act of eating, the author reveals how the various aspects of this phenomenon, and the customs and taboos surrounding it, relate to universal truths about the human animal and its deepest yearnings.
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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Leon R. Kass is Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago.
|List of Illustrations|
|Foreword to the Paperback Edition|
|Introduction: "Good for Food . . . to Make One Wise"|
|Food and Nourishing: The Primacy of Form|
|The Human Form:Omnivoros us Erectus|
|Host and Cannibal: From Fressen to Essen|
|Enhancing Uprightness: Civilized Eating|
|Freedom, Friendship, and Philosophy: From Eating to Dining|
|Sanctified Eating: A Memorial of Creation|
|Conclusion: The Hungry Soul and the Perfecting of Our Nature|