Running in Place or Running in its Proper Place

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Running in Place or Running in its Proper Place

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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

Ch. 14

ISBN

978-1405167970

Publication Date

10-29-2007

Publication Source

Running & philosophy : a marathon for the mind

Inclusive pages

pp. 151-160

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publisher

Blackwell

City

Oxford

Keywords

Running; Philosophy; Runners (Sports);

Disciplines

Philosophy of Mind | Sports Sciences

Running in Place or Running in its Proper Place

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