Vol. 42 No. 1 (2022): Food and philosophy

Ethics of Drinking

Adriano Fabris
University of Pisa

Published 2022-06-28


  • ethics,
  • drinking,
  • water resources,
  • universal human right,
  • blue gold

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More than half of the human being’s body weight is made up of water. Thanks to water, we discover that we are part of the world. That is why our responsibility for water resources is even greater than our responsibility for food. This essay identifies and discusses some ethical issues of our behaviour
towards the so-called ‘blue gold’.