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Cycling : a philosophical tour de force

Author: Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza; Michael W Austin; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010.
Series: Philosophy for everyone.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
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Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone.
John Wiley & Sons 2010
(OCoLC)729016844
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza; Michael W Austin; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444324679 1444324675 9781444324686 1444324683
OCLC Number: 739116864
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages).
Contents: Front Matter --
Getting in Gear / Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza, Michael W Austin --
Stage 1: The Varieties of Cycling Experience. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Learning to Ride a Bike / Peter M Hopsicker --
Becoming a Cyclist / Steen Nepper Larsen --
Unleash the Beast / Bryce T J Dyer --
Stage 2: Velo Virtues. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Lance Armstrong and True Success / Gregory Bassham, Chris Krall --
LeMond, Armstrong, and the Never-Ending Wheel of Fortune / Scott Tinley --
Riding Like a Girl / Catherine A Womack, Pata Suyemoto --
Bicycling and the Simple Life / Russell Arben Fox --
Re-Cycling. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Philosophical Lessons from Cycling in Town and Country / Robert H Haraldsson --
The Commutist Manifesto / John Richard Harris --
Critical Mass Rides Against Car Culture / Zack Furness --
Stage 4: Spinning Wisdom. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
My Life as a Two-Wheeled Philosopher / Heather L Reid --
Cycling and Philosophical Lessons Learned the Hard Way / Steven D Hales --
From Shoes to Saddle / Michael W Austin --
Stage 5: Fair Play on Two Wheels. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
What To Do Once They're Caught / John Gleaves --
Out of Control / Raymond Angelo Belliotti --
Is the Cannibal a Good Sport? / Andreas de Block, Yannick Joye --
Stage 6: Pedaling Circles. Warm Up / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Taking the for an Awesome Spin / Seth Tichenor --
Stretched Elastics, the Tour de France, and a Meaningful Life / Tim Elcombe, Jill Tracey --
Life Cycles and the Stages of a Cycling Life / Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza, Mike McNamee.
Series Title: Philosophy for everyone.
Responsibility: edited by Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza and Michael W. Austin ; foreword by Lennard Zinn.

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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  Read more...

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