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Burnham, Douglas, author
The aesthetics of wine / Douglas Burnham and Ole Martin Skilleas
Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GT2885 .B87 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Wine -- Philosophy
Wine tasting
Physical Description ix, 227 p. ; 24 cm
Summary "The Aesthetics of Wine shows that discussing wine within the framework of aesthetics both benefits our understanding of wine as a phenomenon, while also challenging some of the basic assumptions of the tradition of aesthetics. Analyzes the appreciation of wine as an aesthetic practice. Tackles prejudices against bodily senses, showing how they distort traditional aesthetic theory Represents the beginnings of a reformulation of general aesthetics"-- Provided by publisher
"Analyzes the appreciation of wine as an aesthetic practice"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: Introduction 1. Basic Concepts 2. Wine as an Object 3. Wine and Cognition 4. Aesthetic Attributes 5. Taste and Expertise 6. The Wineworld Bibliography
NOTE 518086
Series New directions in aesthetics ; 13
Alternate Author SkilleƄs, Ole Martin, author

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