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Running & philosophy : a marathon for the mind

Author: Michael W Austin
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique anthology of essays exploring the philosophical wisdom runners contemplate when out for a run. It features writings from some of America's leading philosophers, including Martha Nussbaum,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Running & philosophy.
Malden : Blackwell Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)608159036
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Austin
ISBN: 9781405171205 1405171200 9781405167970 1405167971
OCLC Number: 86069186
Description: xiii, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Long-distance running and the will to power / Raymond Angelo Belliotti --
Chasing happiness together : running and Aristotle's philosophy of friendship / Michael W. Austin --
Running with the seven Cs of success / Gregory Bassham --
The phenomenology of becoming a runner / J. Jeremy Wisnewski --
In praise of the jogger / Raymond J. VanArragon --
Running religiously / Jeffrey P. Fry --
Hash runners and hellenistic philosophers / Richard DeWitt --
What motivates an early morning runner? / Kevin Kinghorn --
A runner's pain / Chris Kelly --
Performance-enhancement and the pursuit of excellence / William P. Kabasenche --
The freedom of the long-distance runner / Heather L. Reid --
Existential running / Ross C. Reed --
Can we experience significance on a treadmill? / Douglas R. Hochstetler --
Running in place or running in its proper place / J.P. Moreland --
The running life : getting in touch with your inner hunter-gatherer / Sharon Kaye --
John Dewey and the beautiful stride : running as aesthetic experience / Christopher Martin --
"Where the dark feelings hold sway" : running to music / Martha C. Nussbaum --
The power of passion on Heartbreak Hill / Michelle Maiese --
The soul of the runner / Charles Taliaferro and Rachel Traughber.
Other Titles: Running and philosophy
Responsibility: edited by Michael W. Austin.
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