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Eat, Drink, Think: What Ancient Greece Can Tell Us about Food and Wine
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Eat, Drink, Think: What Ancient Greece Can Tell Us about Food and Wine (Hardback)

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What role does food play in the shaping of humanity? Is sharing a good meal with friends and family an experience of life at its best, or is food merely a burdensome necessity? David Roochnik explores these questions by discussing classical works of Greek literature and philosophy in which food and drink play an important role.



With thoughts on Homer's The Odyssey, Euripides' Bacchae, Plato's philosopher kings and Dionysian intoxication, Roochnik shows how foregrounding food in philosophy can open up new ways of understanding these thinkers and their approaches to the purpose and meaning of life. The book features philosophical explanation interspersed with reflections from the author on cooking, eating, drinking and sharing meals, making it important reading for students of philosophy, classical studies, and food studies.

David Roochnik is Professor of Philosophy and Maria Stata Professor of Classical Greek Studies at Boston University, USA.

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