The Ethics of Taste. Principles of a Philosophy of Food or Towards a New ›Gastrosophy‹

Published in: sats. Nordic Journal of Philosophy, Aarhus 2009, Volume 10, No. 2, 107-122

By Harald Lemke

Food is a theme that is relatively new to cultural theory, and because a more precise look at the development of this young discourse would overreach the intended scope of this article, a few words will have to suffice to characterize this emerging discipline in order to determine the basic principles of a Philosophy of Food, or ›Gastrosophy‹. In addition, this paper will also cover the methodological aims and theoretical possibilities of the politically ethical praxis of a ›good food.‹ To continue reading, click here…