Running and Philosophy: A Marathon for the Mind

Wiley-Blackwell (2007)

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Michael W. Austin
Eastern Kentucky University
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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, Charles Taliaferro, and J.P. Moreland. A first-of-its-kind collection of essays exploring those gems of philosophical wisdom runners contemplate when out for a run Topics considered include running and the philosophy of friendship; the freedom of the long distance runner; running as aesthetic experience, and “Could a Zombie Run a Marathon?” Contributing essayists include philosophers with athletic experience at the collegiate level, philosophers whose pasttime is running, and one philosopher who began running to test the ideas in his essay
Keywords Running Philosophy  Runners (Sports Psychology  Runners (Sports Conduct of life
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Call number GV1061.R8344 2007
ISBN(s) 9781405167970   9781405171205   9781444329087   1405167971
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