This handbook provides a sample of philosophical work across multiple areas of food ethics: conventional agriculture and alternatives to it; animals; consumption; food justice; food politics; food workers; and, food and identity.
The handbook is a partial survey of multiple areas of food ethics: conventional agriculture and alternatives to it; animals; consumption ethics; food justice; food workers; food politics and policy; gender, body image, and healthy eating; and, food, culture and identity.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, Tyler Doggett Part One: Conventional Agriculture and Alternatives 2. Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Philosophy, and the Ethics of Food Clark Wolf 3. Farming, the Virtues and Agrarian Philosophy Paul Thompson 4. Food, the Environment, and Global Justice Mark Budolfson 5. Genetically-Modified food: Fostering Better Dialogue About What Counts as 'Good' Food Rachel Ankeny and Heather Bray 6. Local Food Movements: Differing Conceptions of Food, People, and Change Samantha Noll and Ian Werkheise Part Two: Animals 7. Concerning Cattle: Behavioral and Neuroscientific Evidence for Pain, Desire, and Self-Consciousness Gary Comstock 8. The New Hunter and Local Food Charles List 9. Ethics for Fish Eliot Michaelson and Andrew Reisner Part Three: Consumption 10. The Ethical Basis for Veganism Tristram McPherson 11. Arguments for Consuming Animal Products Bob Fischer 12. Consumer Choice and Collective Impact Julia Nefsky 13. Religion, Fasting, Efficacy, Hope Andrew Chignell 14. The Clean Plate Club? Food Waste and Individual Responsibility Erich and Jaclyn Hatala Matthes Part Four: Food Justice and Social Justice 15. Racial Imperialism and Food Traditions Lee McBride 16. Food Sovereignty, Justice and Indigenous Peoples: An Essay on Settler Colonialism and Collective Continuance Kyle Powys Whyte 17. Food, Fairness, and Global Markets Madison Powers 18. Multi-Issue Food Activism: The Ethics of Pursuing Unity, Solidarity, and Mutual Understanding across Food Movements Jeff Sebo Part Five: Ethics and Politics of Food Policy 19. Public Justification and the Politics of Agriculture Danny Shahar 20. Paternalism, Food, and Personal Freedom Sarah Conly 21. Deceptive Advertising and Taking Responsibility for Others Seana Shiffrin 22. Food Labor Ethics Tyler Doggett and Seth Holmes 23. The Moral Burdens of Temporary Farmwork Sabine Tsuruda Part Six: Gender, Body Image and "Healthy" Eating 24. Orthorexia: Eat Y'Self Fitter: Orthorexia, Health, and Gender Christina van Dyke 25. Food Insecurity: Dieting as Ideology, as Oppression, and as Privilege Tracy Isaacs 26. Shame, Seduction, and Character in Food Messaging Rebecca Kukla 27. Obesity and Responsibility Beth Dixon Part Seven: Food and Social Identities, Cultural Practices and Values 28. I Eat, Therefore I Am: Disgust and the Intersection of Food and Identity Dan Kelly and Nicolae Morar 29. Morality and Aesthetics of Food Sam Liao and Aaron Meskin 30. Food Choices & Moral Character Kate Nolfi 31. The Etiquette of Eating Karen Stohr 32. The Ethics of Being a Foodie Susan Wolf Part Eight: History of Philosophy and Food Ethics 33. Who You Are Is What You Eat: Food in Ancient Thought Katja Vogt 34. Food Ethics in the Middle Ages Henrik Lagerlund 35. You Are What You Eat, But Should You Eat What You Are? Modern Philosophical Dietetics John Grey and Aaron Garrett