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Harley-Davidson and Philosophy|Bernard E. Rollin
Harley-Davidson and Philosophy : Full-Throttle Aristotle
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It's no wonder descriptions of riding often resemble the words of Asian mystics and Jedi knights: The ride causes your senses to open completely. You experience only the present, the now. Readers who prefer revving a Harley to meditating in a Zen garden know that biking is just as contemplative as chanting in the lotus position. Here, philosopher-bikers explore this seeming dichotomy, expounding on intriguing questions such as: Why are the motorcycles the real stars of Easy Rider? What would Marx and Foucault say about Harley riders' tight leather garb? What's it like to live a dual life as a philosophy professor who wrenches his own 1965 Electra Glide? Would Jesus hang out in a biker bar or a coffeehouse? And more importantly, would He ride a Harley or a Honda? These witty, provocative essays give readers and riders a new appreciation of what it means to become one with the road.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780812695953
  • ISBN-10: 081269595X
  • Publisher: Open Court
  • Publish Date: February 2006
  • Dimensions: 9.08 x 6.26 x 0.47 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds
  • Page Count: 292

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