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Squirrels And Rockets? “Martial Arts And Philosophy” Reviewed

Scott Farrell’s defense of western swordplay and knightly values is well argued, but also fun to read, as you would expect from someone who wears chain mail in his spare time. It helps that the book dodges the dry tone of some academic texts. Instead, it is clear and readable to those who are neither black belts nor who strictly know who Wittgenstein was.

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Chivalry, Aristotle, CS Lewis & Martial Arts

So, Aristotle, C.S. Lewis and Bruce Lee decide to go to a jousting match … Sounds like the beginning of a very strange joke, doesn’t it? But the fact is, that could well be the premise for one of the chapters in the forthcoming book, Martial Arts and Philosophy, which will be published by Open […]

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