7. Sailors of the Third Kind

Sailing and Self-Becoming in the Shadow of Heraclitus

  1. Fritz Allhoff
  1. Steven Horrobin

Published Online: 11 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118336465.ch7

Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail

Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail

How to Cite

Horrobin, S. (2012) Sailors of the Third Kind, in Sailing - Philosophy for Everyone: Catching the Drift of Why We Sail (ed F. Allhoff), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118336465.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Patrick Goold

Series Editor Information

  1. Virginia Wesleyan College, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671856

Online ISBN: 9781118336465

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Keywords:

  • sailors of the third kind, self-becoming in the shadow of Heraclitus;
  • Ship of Theseus paradox;
  • sailors of the second/third kinds sharing practicality;
  • sailors, and delight in technical mastery of latest rig;
  • shore-based prize-giving and league tables, a true manifestation;
  • mandates sensitivity to subtleties, otherwise missed;
  • watchful unexpectedness, altering mariner's perspective of the world;
  • closeness to a kind of universal self-representation