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.
Includes a foreword by Lennard Zinn, author and owner of Zinn Cycles Inc.
©2010 Jess Ilundin-Agurruza (P)2010 Audible, Inc.
Thanks for giving insight on varieties of the cycling experience I might otherwise never have known and thoughts to think about along the way! This book has inspired me to ride my bike across North Carolina.
I was sold on this book by the preview, where cycling quotes were read. That was the best part of this book. It was so frustrating to listen to this that I couldn't make it through 3 chapters. Really disappointing.
I have a primary love of music and pretty much an insatiable curiosity of history, art, science, current affairs, and all things bicycling.
Not only for gear heads.
This book goes a long way in explaining why we ride bikes and can be so addicted to the activity.
excelente la forma en que se narran las experiencias de los ciclistas. y todas apuntando a tener una vida mejor. muy recomendable si eres amante del ciclismo.
Too much doping chatter and Lance worship. I skipped the Lance chapters...I get it, you met him and love him. These chapters could have been more philosophical rather than more smoke blown up Lance's ass.
Awesome book. I would recommend this book to anyone who rides... Novice to professional. It helps you to understand the mind of a cyclist.
"Philosophy for Everyone - Enjoyment for None?"
For starters, not spending 30 minutes (and I am not exaggerating) with an overall preview, followed by a section by section preview, followed by further previews. Never before have I found myself screaming "GET ON WITH IT!" to an audiobook.
Anything to with cycling, nothing to do with Philosophy.
I bought this after reading the publisher's summary:" interesting and varied philosophical terrain" mmm and " in a fun but critical way" not in my world. Occasionally interesting, largely very heavy going and dull.
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