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I Think, Therefore I Eat

I Think, Therefore I EatThe World's Greatest Minds Tackle the Food Question

"The worst thing about food science, the elephant in the room, is that it's not just the opinions that are changing—but the 'facts' themselves shift too." ... more

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"The worst thing about food science, the elephant in the room, is that it's not just the opinions that are changing—but the 'facts' themselves shift too."

Did you know that the great philosophers were the original foodies? To eat or not to eat? That’s an easy question to answer. But what to eat? That’s a deep and profoundly difficult one. Doctors and nutritionists often disagree with each other, while celebrities and scientists keep pitching us new recipes and special diets. No one thought to ask the philosophers—those rational souls devoted to truth, ethics, and reason—what they think. Until now.

 

Martin Cohen, BA, PGCE, PhD is a writer, editor and reviewer with an international reputation for explaining complex issues which cut across subject boundaries in a clear and entertaining way. He is...more

Reviews

Cohen’s suggestions are delicious and furiously contemporary, as the Inspectors of the Michelin Guide also once put it, writing about my own restaurant.

Jeremy Laze, Chef at La Villa Eugène, Caen
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