Body & Mind: Damon Young

Body & Mind: Damon Young

Sunday 31 August 2014, 1:00pm—2:00pm

It can seem as though existence is divided: body and mind, flesh and spirit, moving and thinking. In 'How to Think About Exercise', Australian philosopher Damon Young challenges this idea, revealing how fitness can develop our bodies and minds as one. Exploring exercise and sports with the help of ancient and modern philosophy, he discusses the pleasures, virtues and big ideas of fitness with lawyer Marcus Elliott.

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WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival 2014
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BODY & MIND: Damon Young

It can seem as though existence is divided: body and mind, flesh and spirit, moving and thinking. In 'How to Think About Exercise', Australian philosopher Damon Young challenges this idea, revealing how fitness can develop our bodies and minds as one. 'In Distraction', he considers how we can stay focused in today's hectic world. Exploring exercise and sports with the help of ancient and modern philosophy, he discusses the pleasures, virtues and big ideas of fitness with lawyer Marcus Elliott.

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