Philosophy, Travel, and Place

Being in Transit

  • Ron Scapp
  • Brian Seitz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ron Scapp, Brian Seitz
    Pages 1-6
  3. Megan Craig, Edward S. Casey
    Pages 51-67
  4. bell hooks
    Pages 69-78
  5. Alphonso Lingis
    Pages 79-85
  6. Nickolas Pappas
    Pages 99-111
  7. Brian Shūdō Schroeder
    Pages 129-149
  8. Thomas Thorp
    Pages 151-168
  9. David Farrell Krell
    Pages 169-188
  10. Irene J. Klaver
    Pages 189-207
  11. James Penha
    Pages 223-226
  12. Ron Anteroinen
    Pages 261-264
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 289-301

About this book


This book continues the exploration of themes either neglected or devalued by others working in the field of philosophy and culture. The authors in this volume consider the domain of travel from the broadest and most diverse of philosophical perspectives, covering everyday topics ranging from commuting and vacation travel to immigration and forced relocation.  Our time in transit, our being in transit, and our time at rest, whether by choice or edict, has always been at issue, always been at play (and has always been in motion, if you will), for our species. The essays collected here explore the possibilities of the material impact of being able to move or stay put, as well as being forced to go or prevented from leaving.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ron Scapp
    • 1
  • Brian Seitz
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Mount Saint VincentNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Babson CollegeBabson ParkUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-98224-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-98225-0
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