The recently deceased Roger Scruton was a highly regarded philosopher and wine connoisseur who wrote one of the seminal books on the philosophy of wine.
Throughout most of philosophy’s history, wine has been treated as an insignificant diversion, incapable of being beautiful and incapable of producing genuine aesthetic pleasure. The
Because I write about aesthetics and have had a life-long interest in art and music, I hold creativity and imagination in very high regard. My
My only resolution every New Year’s day is to avoid making resolutions. Most people fail to realize goals, not because of a lack of resolve
Why do we value successful art works, symphonies, and good bottles of wine? One answer is that they give us an experience that lesser works
Philosophers are not noted for their revelry. I don’t believe I’ve ever seen “philosopher” and “party animal” used in the same sentence. But there are