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Taste As Experience The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

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ISBN-10: 0231173482

ISBN-13: 9780231173483

Edition: 2016

Authors: Nicola Perullo, Massimo Montanari

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Taste as Experience puts the pleasure of food at the center of human experience. It shows how the sense of taste informs our preferences and relationship to nature, pushes us toward ethical practices of consumption, and impresses upon us the importance of aesthetics. Eating is often dismissed as a necessary aspect of survival, and our personal enjoyment of food is considered a quirk. Nicola Perullo sees food as the only portion of the world we take in on a daily basis, constituting our first and most significant encounter with the earth. Perullo has long observed people's food practices and has listened to their food experiences. He draws on years of research to explain the complex meanings…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/5/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.79" wide x 8.98" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English