Coffee: Grounds for Debate

Coffee: Grounds for Debate

Editor(s): Scott F. Parker, Michael W. Austin

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011 11:50AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444337129

Online ISBN: 9781444393385

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393385

Series Editor(s): Fritz Allhoff

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: The First Cup: Coffee and Metaphysics

  2. Part 2: Grounds for Debate: Coffee Culture

  3. Part 3: The Wonderful Aroma of Bean: Coffee Aesthetics

  4. Part 4: To Roast or not to Roast: The Ethics of Coffee

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