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Cycling : philosophy for everyone : a philosophical tour de force

Author: Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza; Michael W Austin
Publisher: Chichester ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Philosophy for everyone.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
""This is a wonderful book that captures the breadth and depth of the sport and experience of cycling. A great tour of the mental, physical, cultural, and historical paths a bicycle can travel." Michael Weiss, Chair, Tour of Missouri Professional Bicycle Race Owner, Big Shark Bicycle Company" ""Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone reminds its readers of the joy, freedom, and accomplishment one feels when riding a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza; Michael W Austin
ISBN: 9781444330274 1444330276
OCLC Number: 522429298
Description: xiii, 273 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Warm up: a surreal ride / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Learning to ride a bike / Peter M. Hopsicker --
Becoming a cyclist: phenomenological reflections on cycling / Steen Nepper Larsen --
Unleash the beast: technology and the time trial / Bryce T.J. Dyer --
Warm up: a test of one's mettle / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Lance Armstrong and true success / Gregory Bassham and Chris Krall --
LeMond, Armstrong, and the never-ending wheel of fortune / Scott Tinley --
Riding like a girl / Catherine A. Womack and Pata Suyemoto --
Bicycling and the simple life / Russell Arben Fox --
Warm-up: when two wheels meet four / 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 --
Warm up: are you real? Tony meets Bishop Berkeley / 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 --
Warm up: pushing the envelope / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
What to do once they're caught / John Gleaves --
Out of control: the pirate and performance-enhancing drugs / Raymond Angelo Belliotti --
Is the cannibal a good sport? / Andreas de Block and Yannick Joye --
Warm up: riding into awe / Patrick Vala-Haynes --
Taking the gita for an awesome spin / Seth Tichenor --
Stretched elastics, the Tour de France, and a meaningful life / Tim Elcombe and Jill Tracey --
Life cycles and the stages of a cycling life / Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza and Mike McNamee.
Series Title: Philosophy for everyone.
Responsibility: edited by Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza and Michael W. Austin ; foreword by Lennard Zinn.


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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"It's the first time I've read in a while. Very captivating subject matter for someone like myself. I need to hit the road." (Conscious Being, 16 July 2013) "Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone Read more...

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