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The challenges of modern sport to ethics : from doping to cyborgs

Author: José Luís Pérez Triviño
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2013]
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"The Challenges of Modern Sport to Ethics: From Doping to Cyborgs provides a wide overview of key ethical matters in the philosophy of sport: What is fair play? Is strategic fouling legitimate? What is the role of cheating and gamesmanship in sport? What can be said about doping and physical enhancement? How can we approach gender issues that come from the core of the practice of sport? Does sport share any common  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Luís Pérez Triviño
ISBN: 9780739179987 0739179985 9780739179994 0739179993
OCLC Number: 825047390
Description: vii, 131 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Moral value of sport : fair play, cheating, and strategic intentional fouls --
Doping --
Sport and sexual discrimination --
Sport, war, and violence --
Sport, politics, and nationalism --
Technologically modified athletes and the challenges to sport.
Other Titles: Ética y deporte.
Responsibility: José Luis Pérez Triviño ; translated by Julie Scales.

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"The Challenges of Modern Sport to Ethics: From Doping to Cyborgs provides a wide overview of key ethical matters in the philosophy of sport: What is fair play? Is strategic fouling legitimate? What is the role of cheating and gamesmanship in sport? What can be said about doping and physical enhancement? How can we approach gender issues that come from the core of the practice of sport? Does sport share any common characteristics, or even roots, with racism, violence, or nationalism? Should cyborg-athletes compete in equal conditions with "organic" athletes? What can we do with new technologies in sport? Jose Luis Perez Trivino analyzes major topics and key authors in contemporary sport philosophy and approaches each of them directly and personally."

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