“Plato and Food.”

In Paul B. Thompson & David M. Kaplan (eds.), Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics. pp. 1495-1502 (2014)

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Daniel Silvermintz
University of Houston, Clear Lake
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This essay provides an overview of Plato’s contribution to food ethics. Drawing on various Platonic dialogues, the discussion includes an analysis of the problem of gluttony and the correlate virtue of moderation, the diet of the Republic’s ideal city, and the harmonious order of the tripartite soul.
Keywords Gluttony  Hedonic calculus  Socratic ethics  Temperance  Tripartite soul  Plato's Republic  Plato's Gorgias  Healthy city
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