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Sport, play, and ethical reflection

Author: Randolph M Feezell
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tackles two big questions about sport: "What is it?" and "Why does it attract so many people?" This work argues that sports participation is best described as a form of human play, and the attraction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Feezell, Randolph.
Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection.
Champaign : University of Illinois Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph M Feezell
ISBN: 9780252091162 0252091167 1283251043 9781283251044
OCLC Number: 867794082
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 173 pages)
Contents: Sport, bodily excellence, and play --
The freedom of play --
Sport, the aesthetic, and narrative --
Play and the absurd --
Sport and the view from nowhere --
Sportsmanship --
On cheating in sports --
Sportsmanship and blowouts --
Sport, character, and virtue --
Respect for the game.
Responsibility: Randolph Feezell.
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"Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection develops an interesting and thought-provoking 'ironic' view of sport as 'absurd.' This is a clear and illuminating work from a philosopher and an athlete who Read more...

 
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