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All you need to know about the Wineworld

Introduction In our discussions so far, our contextualist approach has raised a number of issues that we have had to postpone. These issues all stem from the fact that the dominant theoretical paradigms of...

Taste and Expertise in Wine

The three competencies that we have discussed may, taken together, be said to make up ‘expertise.’ An expert is someone who is seen by others as having relevant competencies in a particular field, and...

Aesthetic Attributes in Wine

Canary Wine and Beyond As regards the agreeable everyone acknowledges that his judgment, which he bases on a private feeling and by which he says that he likes some object, is by the same...

All you need to know about Wine and Cognition

The Cognitive Background to the Aesthetic Problem Using the thought experiment of an artificial reproduction of specific wines, we showed that wine is not only a ‘vague’ object (if not insuperably so), but also...

Wine as a Vague and Rich Object

Introduction “What is wine?” may be a question only philosophers would think of asking, but it is not our purpose here to define wine as a concept. However, in trying to understand how wine...