Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force

Cycling Philosophy for Everyone A Philosophical Tour de Force 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

  • Title: Cycling - Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force
  • Author: Fritz Allhoff Michael W. Austin Lennard Zinn Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza
  • ISBN: 9781444330274
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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, ScotCovering 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 ArmstrongFeatures contributions from the areas of cultural studies, kinesiology, literature, and political science as well as from philosophersIncludes 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 growthShows how bicycling and philosophy create the perfect tandemIncludes a foreword by Lennard Zinn, author and owner of Zinn Cycles Inc.

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  • <2012, library copy> A vibrant offering of creative essays on cycling that hit philosophical cord, pregnant with lucid language, e.g “The standard bike is a piece of low tech, the nearly divine epitome of sustainability, and an absolutely necessity when cities have to be rethought and redesigned without the present profusion of noisy, space-hogging, energy-consuming cars. In contrast to the several years of gasoline-engine monotheism and tailpipes, the cycling polytheism will open many p [...]


  • Where did they find so many philosopher-bikers? You fell the breeze on your face as you wheel across this collection of articles about cycling - urban, mountain, road. Lots of information, great stories, and of course philosophy-on-a-saddle. Less than 24 hours after turning the last page, I was buying a new bike.


  • Maybe too much "racer consciousness" here for my personal liking. I'm considering a blog post reflecting my own "bicycling philosophy" in coming weeks.


  • Read in pieces. It is an interesting, pleasant read as an accumulation of authors writing about their riding experiences but quite a passive read.


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