Joe Lombardo is a lifter and writer based in Arlington, Virginia. He is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the philosophical status of the human body in the age of obesity.
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An Apology of the Body
Among the earliest meditations on the relationship between the body and soul are the dialogues of Socrates. Drawing from three different works—Plato’s Apology, Phaedo, and Xenophon’s Memorabilia—Socrates argues for the broad moral appeal of improving one’s body, the significance of which far exceeds the domain