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Cycling--Philosophy for Everyone

A Philosophical Tour de Force · Philosophy for Everyone

by Fritz Allhoff Other · Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza Editor

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Covering interesting and varied philosophical terrain, Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone explores in a fun but critical way the rich philosophical, cultural, and existential experiences that arise when two wheels are propelled by human energy.
  • Incorporates or reflects the views of high-profile and notable past-professional cyclists and insiders   such as Lennard Zinn, Scott Tinley, and Lance Armstrong
  • Features contributions from the areas of cultural studies, kinesiology, literature, and political science as well as from philosophers
  • Includes enlightening essays on the varieties of the cycling experience, ranging from the ethical issues of success, women and cycling, environmental issues of commuting and the transformative potential of cycling for personal growth
  • Shows how bicycling and philosophy create the perfect tandem
  • Includes a foreword by Lennard Zinn, author and owner of Zinn Cycles Inc.
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Imprint:
    Wiley-Blackwell
    Publication Date:
    2011
    Series:
    Philosophy for Everyone

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 1.4 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 746.2 KB

    Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza (Editor)

    Michael W. Austin is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University, where he works primarily in ethics. He has published Conceptions of Parenthood: Ethics and the Family (2007), Running and Philosophy: A Marathon for the Min...

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    Michael W. Austin (Editor)

    Series EditorFritz Allhoff is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Western Michigan University, as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University's Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. In addi...

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    Creators

    Other :
    Fritz Allhoff
    Editor :
    Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza
    Author of introduction, etc. :
    Lennard Zinn
    Editor :
    Michael W. Austin
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