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The aesthetics of wine / Douglas Burnham and Ole Martin Skilleas.

By: Burnham, Douglas [author.].
Contributor(s): Skilleås, Ole Martin [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: New directions in aesthetics: 13.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118323847; 111832384X; 9781118323854; 1118323858; 9781118323861; 1118323866; 9781118323878; 1118323874; 1444337661; 9781444337662.Subject(s): Wine -- Philosophy | Wine tasting | PHILOSOPHY -- AestheticsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aesthetics of wine.DDC classification: 394.1/3 Other classification: PHI001000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Wine as a Vague and Rich Object -- Wine and Cognition -- Aesthetic Attributes in Wine -- Taste and Expertise in Wine -- The Wineworld.
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.Summary: "Analyzes the appreciation of wine as an aesthetic practice"-- Provided by publisher.
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"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.

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.

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Basic Concepts -- Wine as a Vague and Rich Object -- Wine and Cognition -- Aesthetic Attributes in Wine -- Taste and Expertise in Wine -- The Wineworld.

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