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The Taste Culture Reader: Experiencing Food and Drink

The Taste Culture Reader: Experiencing Food and Drink

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From Eve's apple to Proust's madeleine to today's culinary tourism, food looms large in culture. Debates about health and nutrition are common in news reports. Yet despite its fundamental relationship to food, taste is mysteriously absent from most of these discussions. The flavors of foods permeat ...more

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Dr. Carolyn C. Korsmeyer is Professor of Philosophy at the State Univesity of New York at Buffalo. Her chief research areas are aesthetics and emotion theory, and she writes in the areas of philosophy of art, feminist philosophy, and emotion theory....more