Argumenta – Journal of Analytic Philosophy

Metaphysics at the Table: Introduction [Special Issue]

Topics: Introduction, Metaphysics, Ontology
Keywords: Culinary art, Food ontology, Food systems, Philosophy of food

 

Metaphysics at the Table:

Introduction

 

Andrea Borghini* Donatella Donati** Nicola Piras*

*University of Milan

**University of L’Aquila

 

Contemporary philosophers have studied food and its consumption from several disciplinary perspectives, including normative ethics, bioethics, environmental ethics, political philosophy, epistemology, and aesthetics. Many questions remain, however, underexplored or unaddressed. It is in the spirit of contributing to fill in these scholarly gaps that we designed the current issue, which represents the first collection of papers dedicated to food from a perspective of analytic metaphysics.

Before presenting the five papers published in this issue, …

 

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