My guest is Martin Cohen. Doctors and nutritionists often disagree with each other, while celebrities and scientists keep pitching us new recipes and special diets. No one thought to ask the philosophers—those rational souls devoted to truth, ethics, and reason—what they think. Until now. That's the subject of Martin Cohen's newest book I Think, Therefore I Eat: The World's Greatest Minds Tackle The Food Question.
Martin Cohen, BA, PGCE, PhD is a writer, editor and reviewer with an international reputation for explaining complex issues which cut across subject boundaries in a clear and entertaining way. He is a Visiting Research Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire (UK) as well as Editor of The Philosopher, one of the world’s oldest philosophical magazines with a tradition of writing "philosophy for all." He has also been a contributing writer for The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Independent, and has written many successful books, including 101 Philosophy Problems which has been translated into 20 different languages and sold over 200 000 copies worldwide.