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What We Think About When We Think About Football
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A philosopher's take on what makes the beautiful game

About the Author

Simon Critchley has published books on a wide expanse of ethical and philosophical subjects, including the bestselling The Book of Dead Philosophers, his cult novel Memory Theatre and his memoir-analysis of David Bowie - On Bowie (for Serpents Tail). He is Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York, and series moderator of 'The Stone', a philosophy column in The New York Times. He comes from a Liverpool family and watches his team, devotedly, each weekend, 3306 miles away from Anfield.

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A quick and agile book: a kind of metaphysic of the football match, done by the Messi of modern philosophy -- Shahidha Bari * Times Higher Education *
Simon Critchley is a figure of quite startling brilliance, and I can never guess what he'll do next, only that it is sure to sustain and nourish my appetite for his voice. -- Jonathan Lethem
Simon Critchley beguiles as he illuminates. -- David Mitchell
A beautiful book about the beautiful game ... the World Cup is coming - fans should start reading. -- John Kaag, author of American Philosophy: A Love Story

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