The Atkins Diet and Philosophy: Chewing the Fat with Kant and Nietzsche (Popular Culture & Philosophy)

The Atkins Diet and Philosophy: Chewing the Fat with Kant and Nietzsche (Popular Culture & Philosophy)


The Atkins vitamin has remodeled the lives of thousands of individuals, revolutionizing supermarket cabinets, eating place menus, and dinner-table conversations. yet there are questions past its efficacy and durability. Is the Atkins nutrition a brand new wrinkle in capitalist exploitation or a twisted expression of detrimental physique pictures? Is it an emblem of super-masculinity? Has the Atkins vitamin particularly been round for hundreds of years less than different names? Can it elevate intelligence, or reason worldwide warming and soften the polar ice caps? How does Atkins healthy into Kant’s belief of the ethical existence, or Rousseau’s imaginative and prescient of a kinder, gentler human society? The Atkins nutrition and Philosophy wittily explores those and different urgent questions in 16 unique essays. Following a similar enjoyable, readable process as prior volumes during this sequence, this publication makes use of philosophy to place the Atkins nutrition less than the microscope, and makes use of the Atkins vitamin to educate very important philosophical classes for life.

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