Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating

2016.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, and Matthew C. Halteman (eds.), Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating,
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2016.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, and Matthew C. Halteman (eds.), Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating, Routledge, 2016, 299pp., $33.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415806831. Reviewed by Tina Rulli, University of California, Davis Did you know that organic produce has a larger environmental footprint than conventionally-grown produce (175)? Have you considered that purchasing factory-farmed meat may be morally better than purchasing from a small farm, given that your individual action makes no difference in the former case but may cause some harm in the latter (185)? Perhaps everyone, including vegans, would do better eating mussels rather than strawberries (174). These are some of the surprising conversational tidbits from the philosophy dinner table set by Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, and Matthew C. Halteman. Their guests, invited to discuss the ethics of eating, include an impressive. . .

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