Harley-Davidson And Philosophy

Harley-Davidson And Philosophy

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eBook - 2012
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Open Court : Made available through hoopla, 2012
ISBN: 9780812698077
081269807X
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Rollin, Bernard E.
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