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Allhoff, Fritz

Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force

Allhoff, Fritz - Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force, ebook

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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.

Keywords: sport, bicycle, Lance Armstrong, ethics, philosophy of sports, doping, Tour de France

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Philosophy for Everyone
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444341362
Printed ISBN
9781444330274

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