Thursday, June 30, 2011

On My Shelf: Coffee—Philosophy for Everyone: Grounds for Debate (A Review)

Grounds for Debate is a fantastic read—providing insights into the coffee culture that even a tea drinker can appreciate. The collection encourages readers to consider their relationship to larger social practices that have resounding effects on daily life.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

To Be or Not to Be Monogamous?

What does it mean to be monogamous? Is it:
  • Sexual exclusivity between two partners?
  • A two-party partnership, characterized by cooperation where resources are shared and children are produced?
  • A genetic commitment to producing offspring with a single partner?
  • A social system in which only two people at a time are contracted by marriage ?
Or is it perhaps some combination of these four?