Virtues of the Table - Julian Baggini

You may wonder at the relevance of philosophising about something which is inherently physical - our food. But as Baggini brilliantly presents, what we eat has become an ethical, aesthetic and problematic matter - whether we like it or not - and it deserves some serious thought.

In this provocative exploration of contemporary food issues, Baggini expertly illustrates the reasons why food beyond the plate is everyone's concern. These are no floaty, abstract musings. This book grapples with the real meat of the matter - albeit in an entertaining and often amusing way - and grounds each chapter with a recipe to try

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