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About Gymnosophy
About Gymnosophy

Author(s): Sergiu Teodorescu, Aurelia Preda
Subject(s): Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Health and medicine and law, Sports Studies, Ontology
Published by: Fundatia Română pentru Inteligenta Afacerii
Keywords: Gymnastics; Gymnosophy; Health; Philosophy;

Summary/Abstract: The gymnosophy philosophy as a way to substantiate gymnastics; gymnastics and gymnosophy’s etymological explanation; the gymnosophy, considered "the wisdom of the naked" becomes, at some point, the philosopher's way of health and thereby gymnastics becomes practical way of obtaining health , nudity as a means of verifying the execution of exercise; gymnastics supplemented diet since antiquity; spirituality is found in bodily perfection of the gods of antiquity” "to pray for a sound mind in a healthy body"; legislating in antiquity, to gymnastics, to maintain health; physical activity, characteristic of contemporary, induces disease; sport, as a health way, acute need of every man.

  • Issue Year: II/2014
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 413-415
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English