The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature
What is the full meaning of eating? What does it reveal about the soul? Dr. Leon Kass examines the phenomena of eating, natural and cultural--from metabolism, appetite and taste, to hospitality, table manners, and the ritual meal--and reveals how eating not only feeds the body but also nourishes the soul.
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Doctor-turned-teacher Kass (Committee on Social Thought/Univ. of Chicago) serves up a stimulating treatise on the anthropology and ethics of eating. In the tradition of ancient philosophers of the ... Read full review