The Philosophy Department is offering a new course for Fall 2013: The Philosophy of Food (PHIL 281).
Eating is one of our most basic human behaviors. But, aside from occasional questions about health, we typically do not wonder about the moral, political, and aesthetic dimensions of food. This multi-disciplinary course will seek a greater understanding of the role food and eating plays in our lives by exploring such questions as:
The course will be taaught by Professor Eric Rubenstein on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00–3:15 p.m.
No prior Philosophy courses are required.