Philosophy and the martial arts : engagement /

This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy.The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical reflect...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Ebook Library
Other Authors: Priest, Graham, Young, Damon
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series:Ethics and sport.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Part I From philosophy to the martial arts; 1 The promise and the peril of the martial arts; 2 Practicing evil: training and psychological barriers in the martial arts; 3 Martial arts and moral life; 4 The martial arts as philosophical practice; Part II From the martial arts to philosophy; 5 Understanding quality and suffering through the martial arts; 6 Is proprioceptive art possible?; 7 A sublime peace; 8 On self-awareness and the self
  • 9 Mushin and flow: an East-West comparative analysis; Part III Buddhism and other Asian philosophical traditions; 10 Ahimṣā, Buddhism, and the martial arts: a soteriological consequentialist approach to understanding violence in martial practice; 11 The martial arts and Buddhist philosophy; 12 Bowing to your enemies: courtesy, budō and Japan; Index