Overview:Questions of Taste: The Philosophy of Wine - In Questions of Taste, the first book in any language on the subject, philosophers such as Roger Scruton and wine professionals like Andrew Jefford, author of the award-winning book The New France, turn their attention to wine as an object of perception, assessment and appreciation. They and their fellow contributors examine the relationship between a wine's qualities and our knowledge of them; the links between the scientifically describable properties of wine and the conscious experience of the wine taster; what we base our judgements of quality on and whether they are subjective or objective; the distinction between the cognitive and sensory aspects of taste; whether wine appreciation is an aesthetic experience; the role language plays in describing and evaluating wines; the significance of their intoxicating effect on us; the meaning and value of drinking wine with others; whether disagreement leads to relativism about judgements of taste; and whether we can really share the pleasures of drinking. Questions of Taste will be of interest to all those fascinated by the production and consumption of wine and how it affects our minds in ways we might not hitherto have suspected.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725734-9781909930216. It was written by the following authors: Barry C. Smith. Book Questions of Taste: The Philosophy of Wine, which can be read online, published by the company: Signal Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Spirituality, Food, Drink, Beliefs. The book was published on 2015-01-01 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Questions of Taste: The Philosophy of Wine has PDF format and is called questions-of-taste-the-philosophy-of-wine.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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