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Bloomsbury companion to the philosophy of sport

Author: César R Torres
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Series: Bloomsbury companions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport features specially commissioned essays from a team of leading international scholars. The book, by providing an overview of the advances in the philosophical understanding of sport (and related practices), serves as a measure of the development of the philosophy of sport but it also constitutes an expression of the discipline's state of the art. The book includes a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Readings
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: César R Torres
ISBN: 9781408182581 1408182580 1306727952 9781306727952
OCLC Number: 864788912
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 470 pages) : 3 illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Cesar R. Torres --
Part I: History and Development. A History of Philosophic Ideas about Sport / David Lunt and Mark Dyreson --
Part II: Research Methodology. The Philosophy of Sport and Analytic Philosophy / Scott Kretchmar --
The Philosophy of Sport and Continental Philosophy / Vegard Fusche Moe --
The Philosophy of Sport, Eastern Philosophy and Pragmatism / Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, Koyo Fukasawa and Mizuho Takemura --
Part III: Current Research and Key Issues. Theories of Sport / Robert L. Simon --
Fairness and Justice in Sport / Sigmund Loland --
The Ethics of Enhancing Performance / Sarah Teetzel --
Disability and Sport / Carwyn Jones --
Sport, Risk and Danger / Leslie A. Howe --
Sport and the Environment : Ecosophical and Metanoetical Intersections / Ron Welters --
The Aesthetics of Sport / Stephen Mumford --
Sporting Knowledge / Gunnar Breivik --
Sport and Ideology / Lamartine P. DaCosta --
Competitive Sport, Moral Development and Peace / J.S. Russell --
Sport, Spirituality and Religion / Simon Robinson --
Sport and Violence / Danny Rosenberg --
Part IV: Future Developments. Sport and Technological Development / Alun Hardman --
Conceivable Horizons of Equality in Sport / Pam R. Sailors --
'Spoiled Sports' : Markets and the Corruption of Sport / William J. Morgan --
Sport Philosophy around the World / Peter M. Hopsicker and Ivo Jirásek --
Part V: Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts --
Part VI: Resources and Careers. Resource Guide / Emily Ryall --
Careers / Charlene Weaving --
Part VII: The Literature. The Sport Philosophy Literature: Foundations, Evolutions and Annotations / Tim Elcombe, Douglas Hochstetler and Douglas W. McLaughlin.
Series Title: Bloomsbury companions.
Other Titles: Philosophy of sport
Responsibility: Cesar R. Torres.

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The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport features specially commissioned essays from a team of leading international scholars. The book, by providing an overview of the advances in the philosophical understanding of sport (and related practices), serves as a measure of the development of the philosophy of sport but it also constitutes an expression of the discipline's state of the art. The book includes a critical analysis of the historical development of philosophic ideas about sport, three essays on the research methods typically used by sport philosophers, twelve essays that addr.

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Drawing on the very best scholars, this volume provides the intellectual foundations for a philosophy of sport from four major intellectual philosophical traditions - the Analytic, the Continental, Read more...

 
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