Beer & Philosophy
The Unexamined Beer Isn't Worth DrinkingBook - 2007
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.
Branch Call Number: 641.23 BEER AND
Characteristics: x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Beer and philosophy