A beer-lovers' book which playfully examines a myriad ofphilosophical concerns related to beer consumption.
- Effectively demonstrates how real philosophical issues existjust below the surface of our everyday activities
- Divided into four sections: The Art of the Beer; The Ethics ofBeer: Pleasures, Freedom, and Character; The Metaphysics andEpistemology of Beer; and Beer in the History of Philosophy
- Uses the context of beer to expose George Berkeley'sviews on fermented beverages as a medical cure; to inspect ImmanuelKant's transcendental idealism through beer goggles, and tosort out Friedrich Nietzsche's simultaneous praise andcondemnation of intoxication
- Written for beer-lovers who want to think while they drink