Coffee

Coffee

Philosophy for Everyone : Grounds for Debate

Book - 2011
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Offering philosophical insights into the popular morning brew, Coffee -- Philosophy for Everyone kick starts the day with an entertaining but critical discussion of the ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and culture of coffee. Matt Lounsbury of pioneering business Stumptown Coffee discusses just how good coffee can be Caffeine-related chapters cover the ethics of the coffee trade, the metaphysics of coffee and the centrality of the coffee house to the public sphere Includes a foreword by Donald Schoenholt, President at Gillies Coffee Company
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
ISBN: 9781444337129
1444337122
Branch Call Number: 641.3373 Coffee 05/2011
Characteristics: xvi, 247 p. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Austin, Michael W.
Parker, Scott F.

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TheIronPaw
Mar 04, 2013

Actually I only read about one third of it and just got tired of it. I am not a fan of short stories and I guess I'm not a fan of rambling collection of essays that seem to have little in common other than some mention of coffee. The essays I did read were reasonably well written, although some were rather dry. Overall, my low rating for this book is likely more due to my preferring either a single work or a more cohesive collection (this being said by someone who is having a ball with Bill Bryson's "At Home" - go figure).

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