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Introduction to the philosophy of sport

Author: Heather Lynne Reid
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
Series: Elements of philosophy.
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Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport begins with the history of sport, delves into both the metaphysics and ethics of sport, and also addresses dimensions of the social and political elements of sport. This book is a comprehensive introduction to the philosophy of sport with a straightforward layout that professors can plan and build their courses around.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012028670
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Lynne Reid
ISBN: 0742570622 9780742570627
OCLC Number: 823896915
Description: 1 online resource (pages).
Contents: Introduction: why study the philosophy of sport? --
The ancient hellenic heritage --
The modern olympic revival --
Sport and play --
Sport and games --
Sport and social practices --
Sport and art --
Mind and body --
Consequentialism and play --
Deontology and fairness --
Virtues and vices --
Ethical spectacle --
Sport and education --
Sport and social categories --
Sport and political ideals --
Sport and globalization --
Conclusion: ten intrinsic values of sport.
Series Title: Elements of philosophy.
Responsibility: Heather Reid.

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