Whiskey and Philosophy

Whiskey and Philosophy
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Publisher : Turner Publishing Company
Total Pages : 369
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ISBN-13 : 9780470615621
ISBN-10 : 0470615621
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Book Synopsis Whiskey and Philosophy by : Fritz Allhoff

Download or read book Whiskey and Philosophy written by Fritz Allhoff and published by Turner Publishing Company. This book was released on 2009-12-15 with total page 369 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Thoughtful essays on the history, significance, and pleasures of whiskey Everyone becomes a philosopher with a drink in hand, but Whiskey & Philosophy takes this natural pairing to a new level. It explores a range of philosophical topics related to whiskey through engaging reflections written by philosophers, whiskey writers, and others. You will learn things that are both practical (how do tasting notes vary across guides and whiskey brands?) and thought provoking (why is there the popular conception that drinking whiskey makes people mean, and is it true?). Whether your interest lies in the drink itself or in the philosophical issues surrounding it, you'll find something to interest you in this unusual book. Covers subjects ranging from geographical origin to stylistic differences between whiskey and Scotch Explores philosophical ideas such as the aesthetics, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics of whiskey and whiskey drinking Includes contributions from academics, journalists, and whiskey specialists, all written in an engaging and accessible style Whether you prefer your whiskey neat or in a Manhattan, from the United States, Scotland, or elsewhere, Whiskey & Philosophy is your perfect drinking companion.

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