Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength: Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?

Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength: Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?

By: Terry Todd (editor), M. Andrew Holowchak (editor)Hardback

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Preface by M. Andrew Holowchak, Muhlenberg College; Acknowledgments; Foreword by J.S. Russell, Langara College; Part I: What Is Strength'; "Does Powerlifting Really Test for Power?" - Samer Saab, The Lebanese American University; "What It Really Takes to be the World's Strongest Man"; - M. Andrew Holowchak, Muhlenberg College; "Reflections, Philosophical and Otherwise, on 'Strength"; - Zydrunas Savickas, Strongman Legend; Part II: Strength & Being; "Heidegger and Schwarzenegger: Being and Training - Jerry Sandau; "The Ki to Strength in the Martial Arts" - Allan Back, Kutzlown University; Part III: Strength, Beauty, & Knowing; "Philosophical and Practical Considerations for a Strongman Contest" - Terry Todd, University of Texas/Powerlifting and Weightlifting Champion; "Aesthetic and Epistemic Aspects of 'Iron Games" - John Bender, Ohio University; Part IV: Strength & Ethics; "Charles Atlas and the Meaning of Life" - Ray Belliotti, State University of New York, Fredonia; "Hercules' Dilemma: Is Strength Really a Virtue?" - Heather Reid, Morningside College; Part V: Strength & Gender; "Extreme Beauty: Size and Sexism in Women's Strength Sports" - Jill Mills, Two-Time ESPN's World's Strongest Woman; "Is Women's Bodybuilding 'Unfeminine'?" - Melina C. Bell, Washington and Lee University; Part VI: Strength & Technology; "Gene Doping and Strength" - Angela Schneider, University of Western Ontario; "Strong Medicine: Drugs and Sports Redux" - Michal Lavin.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773438255
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9780773438255
  • ISBN10: 0773438254

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