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Fair play : the ethics of sport

Author: Robert L Simon; César R Torres; Peter F Hager
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. The addition of two new authors for this edition, Cesar R. Torres and Peter F. Hager, bring to the book a discussion of the moral  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Simon; César R Torres; Peter F Hager
ISBN: 9780813349206 0813349206
OCLC Number: 881385749
Description: xii, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : The Ethics of Sports --
Theories of Sport : Frameworks for Evaluation --
Ethics in Competition : Cheating, Good Sports and Tainted Victories --
Drugs, Genes, and Enhancing Performance in Sport --
Gender Equity in Sport : What Does Justice Require? --
Sports on Campus : Intercollegiate Sports and Their Critics --
The Commercialization of Sport : Marketing and Corruption in Competitive Athletics --
Sport, Moral Education, and Social Responsibility.
Responsibility: Robert L. Simon, Cesar R. Torres, Peter F. Hager.

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A comprehensive and accessible exploration of competitive sports, and their connection to ethical theory and to the concrete moral dilemmas in athletic competition.  Read more...

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Praise for the fourth edition: "It is a great work of scholarship: thorough, well-thought out, very well organized, very respectful of athletes & non-athletes alike. Pitches to a broad audience, very Read more...

 
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