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

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Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength : Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?
Title
Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength
Title remainder
Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays philosophically examines strength, considered in its brute, physical sense. This is the only book of its kind solely dedicated to physical strength. Each contributor has expertise in strength sports, three at the world-class level, or in an area of philosophy of sport, related to strength
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Holowchak, Mark A
Dewey number
  • 128.2
  • 796.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV342 .P428 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Todd, Terry
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  • Physical education and training
  • Physical fitness
  • Sports
  • Human body (Philosophy)
  • Muscle strength
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Human body (Philosophy)
  • Muscle strength
  • Physical education and training
  • Physical fitness
  • Sports
  • Social Sciences
  • Recreation & Sports
Label
Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength : Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS ON PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Part I: What Is Strenght?; Chapter 1 -- Does Powerlifting Really Test for Power?; Chapter 2 -- What It Really Takes to be the World's Strongest Man: A Philosophical Investigation of Strength -- Part II: Strength and Being; Chapter 3 -- Reflections, Philosophical and Otherwise, on Strength; Chapter 4 -- Philosophical and Practical Considerations for a Strongest Man Contest; Part III: Strength, Beauty, and Knowing
  • Chapter 5 -- The Ki to Strength in the Martial ArtsChapter 6 -- ""Crude and Mindless Sports"" Aesthetic and Epistemic Aspects of Iron Games; Photo's; Picture 1: ""Misha"" Koklyaev; Picture 2: Travis Ortmeyer; Picture 3: The Arnold Strongman Classic Winners; Picture 4: Terry Todd (Co-editor); Picture 5: Jan Todd; Picture 6: Bill Kazmaier; Picture 7: Vasily Alexeyev; Picture 8: Louis ""Apollon"" Uni; Picture 9: Phil Pfister; Picture 10: Derek Poundstone; Picture 11: Mariusz Pudzianowski; Picture 12: Svend Karlsen; Picture 13: Raimonds Bergmanis; Picture 14: Louis Cyr
  • Picture 15: Louis Cyr's Wife and ChildPicture 16: Gerard Dente, Zydrunas Savickas and Arnold Schwarzenegger; Picture 17: Jan Todd (1977); Picture 18: Final Event of the 2003 Arnold Strongman Classic; Picture 19: Zydrunas Savickas; Picture 20: John Davis; Picture 21: Jill Mills; Picture 22: Mikhael Koklyaev; Picture 23: Mark Henry; Picture 24: Norbert Schemansky; Picture 25: Derek Poundstone; Picture 26: Mikhail Koklyaev; Picture 27: Jill Mills; Picture 28: Katie Sandwina; Picture 29: Zydrunas Savickas (2008); Picture 30: Zydrunas Savickas sixth straight Cyr Bronze
  • Picture 31: Terry Todd and Paul AndersonPicture 32: Arthur Saxon; Picture 33: George Hackenschmidt and Karl Swoboda; Picture 34: Vasyl Virastyuk; Picture 35: The 2007 Arnold Strongman Classic; Picture 36: Brian Siders; Picture 37: Minerva -- Picture 38: Vasyl Virastyuk; Picture 39: Jan Todd (1978); Picture 40: Key committee members of the Arnold Strongman Classic; Part IV: Strength and Ethics; Chapter 7 -- Charles Atlas and the Meaning of Life; Chapter 8 -- Heracles' Dilemma Is Strength Really a Virtue?; Part V: Strength and Gender
  • Chapter 9 -- Extreme Beauty Size and Sexism in Women's Strength SportsChapter 10 -- Is Women's Bodybuilding Unfeminine? Breaking the Mold of Gender Norms; Part VI: Strength and Technology; Chapter 11 -- Gene Doping and Strength; Chapter 12 -- Strong Medicine Drugs and Sports Redux; Bibliography
Control code
818882706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773430167
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818882706
Label
Philosophical Reflections on Physical Strength : Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS ON PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Does a Strong Mind Need a Strong Body?; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Part I: What Is Strenght?; Chapter 1 -- Does Powerlifting Really Test for Power?; Chapter 2 -- What It Really Takes to be the World's Strongest Man: A Philosophical Investigation of Strength -- Part II: Strength and Being; Chapter 3 -- Reflections, Philosophical and Otherwise, on Strength; Chapter 4 -- Philosophical and Practical Considerations for a Strongest Man Contest; Part III: Strength, Beauty, and Knowing
  • Chapter 5 -- The Ki to Strength in the Martial ArtsChapter 6 -- ""Crude and Mindless Sports"" Aesthetic and Epistemic Aspects of Iron Games; Photo's; Picture 1: ""Misha"" Koklyaev; Picture 2: Travis Ortmeyer; Picture 3: The Arnold Strongman Classic Winners; Picture 4: Terry Todd (Co-editor); Picture 5: Jan Todd; Picture 6: Bill Kazmaier; Picture 7: Vasily Alexeyev; Picture 8: Louis ""Apollon"" Uni; Picture 9: Phil Pfister; Picture 10: Derek Poundstone; Picture 11: Mariusz Pudzianowski; Picture 12: Svend Karlsen; Picture 13: Raimonds Bergmanis; Picture 14: Louis Cyr
  • Picture 15: Louis Cyr's Wife and ChildPicture 16: Gerard Dente, Zydrunas Savickas and Arnold Schwarzenegger; Picture 17: Jan Todd (1977); Picture 18: Final Event of the 2003 Arnold Strongman Classic; Picture 19: Zydrunas Savickas; Picture 20: John Davis; Picture 21: Jill Mills; Picture 22: Mikhael Koklyaev; Picture 23: Mark Henry; Picture 24: Norbert Schemansky; Picture 25: Derek Poundstone; Picture 26: Mikhail Koklyaev; Picture 27: Jill Mills; Picture 28: Katie Sandwina; Picture 29: Zydrunas Savickas (2008); Picture 30: Zydrunas Savickas sixth straight Cyr Bronze
  • Picture 31: Terry Todd and Paul AndersonPicture 32: Arthur Saxon; Picture 33: George Hackenschmidt and Karl Swoboda; Picture 34: Vasyl Virastyuk; Picture 35: The 2007 Arnold Strongman Classic; Picture 36: Brian Siders; Picture 37: Minerva -- Picture 38: Vasyl Virastyuk; Picture 39: Jan Todd (1978); Picture 40: Key committee members of the Arnold Strongman Classic; Part IV: Strength and Ethics; Chapter 7 -- Charles Atlas and the Meaning of Life; Chapter 8 -- Heracles' Dilemma Is Strength Really a Virtue?; Part V: Strength and Gender
  • Chapter 9 -- Extreme Beauty Size and Sexism in Women's Strength SportsChapter 10 -- Is Women's Bodybuilding Unfeminine? Breaking the Mold of Gender Norms; Part VI: Strength and Technology; Chapter 11 -- Gene Doping and Strength; Chapter 12 -- Strong Medicine Drugs and Sports Redux; Bibliography
Control code
818882706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773430167
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818882706

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