Beer and Philosophy: The Unexamined Beer Isn't Worth Drinking (Epicurean Trilogy; Philosophy for Everyone)

January 1, 2021
Beer and Philosophy: The Unexamined Beer Isn't Worth Drinking (Epicurean Trilogy; Philosophy for Everyone)

ASIN B003L784FMMichael C. Jackson (Foreword)A beer-lovers' book which playfully examines a myriad ofphilosophical concerns related to beer consumption.• Effectively demonstrates how real philosophical issues existjust below the surface of our everyday activities• Divided into four sections: The Art of the Beer; The Ethics ofBeer: Pleasures, Freedom, and Character; The Metaphysics andEpistemology of Beer; and Beer in the History of Philosophy• Uses the context of beer to expose George Berkeley’s views onfermented beverages as a medical cure; to inspect Immanuel Kant’stranscendental idealism through beer goggles, and to sort outFriedrich Nietzsche’s simultaneous praise and condemnation ofintoxication• Written for beer-lovers who want to think while they drink