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1. What is food?
 
1. What is food?
  
2. What is food culture and what is distinctive about food as a form of culture?
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2. What does the "deep history" of human experience of food tell us about the place of food in culture and the problems humans have had with food?
  
3. What does the "deep history" of human experience of food tell us about the place of food in culture and the problems humans have had with food?
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3. How did the US food system develop?  What are some of its characteristic problems from political, environmental, and social justice perspectives?
  
4. How do "food ways" and gastronomy shape food cultures?
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4. What is food culture and what is distinctive about food as a form of culture?
  
5. What are the challenges of nutrition science as a field of knowledge and what is the state of knowledge about nutrition, broadly?
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5. How do "food ways" and gastronomy shape food cultures?
  
6. What is a nutritious diet?  
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6. How should I critically assess my own food practices in light of my understanding of the nature of food and food culture?
  
7. How did the US food system develop?  What are some of its characteristic problems from political, enivronmental, and social justice perspectives?
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7. How is cuisine connected to power, religion, and cosmology?
  
 
8. How do our food choices raise ethical, environmental, and social justice concerns?   
 
8. How do our food choices raise ethical, environmental, and social justice concerns?   
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9. How do our food choices raise aesthetic questions and questions about subjective satisfaction?  How does the history of gastronomy inform this question?
 
9. How do our food choices raise aesthetic questions and questions about subjective satisfaction?  How does the history of gastronomy inform this question?
  
10. How should I critically assess my own food practices in light of my understanding of the nature of food and food culture?
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10. What is a nutritious diet?
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11. What is a practical diet?
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12. What is a satisfying diet?

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1. What is food?

2. What does the "deep history" of human experience of food tell us about the place of food in culture and the problems humans have had with food?

3. How did the US food system develop? What are some of its characteristic problems from political, environmental, and social justice perspectives?

4. What is food culture and what is distinctive about food as a form of culture?

5. How do "food ways" and gastronomy shape food cultures?

6. How should I critically assess my own food practices in light of my understanding of the nature of food and food culture?

7. How is cuisine connected to power, religion, and cosmology?

8. How do our food choices raise ethical, environmental, and social justice concerns?

9. How do our food choices raise aesthetic questions and questions about subjective satisfaction? How does the history of gastronomy inform this question?

10. What is a nutritious diet?

11. What is a practical diet?

12. What is a satisfying diet?