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The Philosophical Palate

The Philosophical Palate

(p.195) Chapter Five The Philosophical Palate
Eating the Enlightenment
E.C. Spary
University of Chicago Press

This chapter discusses the role and status of skilled artisans in knowledge creation during the period. The topic focuses on the polite and literate elite. It also traces the location of models of spiraling consumption and theories of addiction, which includes rationalizations to control appetite. This chapter also discusses the impact of distillation, publication, and the academy.

Keywords:   skilled artisans, nouvelle cuisine, appetite, distillation, academy

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