Beer & Philosophy

Beer & Philosophy

The Unexamined Beer Isn't Worth Drinking

Book - 2007
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A beer-lovers′ book which playfully examines a myriad of philosophical concerns related to beer consumption. Effectively demonstrates how real philosophical issues exist just below the surface of our everyday activities Divided into four sections: The Art of the Beer; The Ethics of Beer: Pleasures, Freedom, and Character; The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Beer; and Beer in the History of Philosophy Uses the context of beer to expose George Berkeley s views on fermented beverages as a medical cure; to inspect Immanuel Kant s transcendental idealism through beer goggles, and to sort out Friedrich Nietzsche s simultaneous praise and condemnation of intoxication Written for beer-lovers who want to think while they drink
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
ISBN: 9781405154307
Branch Call Number: 641.23 BEER AND
Characteristics: x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hales, Steven D.
Alternative Title: Beer and philosophy


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