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Philosophy of sport

Philosophy of sport

critical readings, crucial issues

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by M. Andrew Holowchak
    ContributionsHolowchak, Mark, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV706 .P483 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 517 p. :
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17033933M
    ISBN 100130941220
    LC Control Number2001036324

    E-book $ ISBN: Published November While previous writing on the philosophy of sport has tended to see sport as a kind of testing ground for philosophical theories devised to deal with other kinds of problems—of ethics, aesthetics, or logical categorization—here Steven Connor offers a new philosophical understanding.   “Philosophy of Sport: Core Readings provides a fine entry point into the ever-expanding sport philosophy literature. This book is both nimble in its concise presentation of the discipline and functional as a key to further inquiries and critical examinations of sport. Useful to both the student and the seasoned scholar, Holt’s edited 5/5(2).

    In this Book. Additional Information. Sport, Philosophy, and Good Lives to sports than the ethos of competition, entertainment, and commercialism expressed in popular media and discourse. Sport, Philosophy, Randolph Feezell examines these questions along with other relevant topics in the philosophy of sport such as the contribution of.   The resurgence of interest in philosophy of sport was marked by Yale philosopher Paul Weiss' book publication Sport: A Philosophical .

      Numerous longer and more in-depth histories of the philosophy of sport have been written in the last five years. Seven articles in the (2) The Journal of Philosophy of Sport were dedicated to the history of sport philosophy around the world: All of which built on Kretchmar’s earlier work on the philosophy of sport history in North America (). Blending historical grounding and philosophical insights regarding sport and physical activity, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity covers the historical and philosophical dimensions of the study of human movement. This cross-disciplinary text shows how theory in the humanities can affect professional practice. The author team, R. Scott Kretchmar, Mark .


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Any book of philosophy should open debate, reflection. The Philosophy of Sport does just that. Connor not only tosses around ideas, he also ensures that the reader is forced to think about, question and examine something that is so central to our culture.

Sport dominates not only our entertainment industry but our by: Now, let’s go to the first of your book choices, Bernard Suits’s The Grasshopper which, for a long time, was a very-little-known classic, and now it’s probably just a little-known classic.

My first choice is a book about the nature and value of sport. I wanted to look at this via Suits because his is probably the best-known full-length work in this area. According to Robert G. Osterhoudt, first editor of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, this branch of Philosophy is committed ‘to the presentation of genuinely philosophical examinations, or reflective authentic examinations of the nature of sport and systematic discussions of issues peculiar to sport until they are reduced to matters Author: John William Devine, Francisco Javier Lopez Frias.

"A thought-provoking book Sport, Philosophy, and Good Lives—its first two parts in particular—should definitely appeal to a wide audience."—Stephanie Wilson Rothfuss, Sports Literature AssociationCited by: book review Football: the philosophy behind the game by Stephen Mumford, Cambridge, UK, Polity Press,pp., $ (Cloth), $ (paperback), ISBN: ; ISBN:   Philosophy of Sport: Key Questions provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the philosophy of sport.

Each chapter is framed by a question that explores the main issues, ideas and literature in the field ranging from questions about the nature and value of sport, the sporting body, aesthetics and ethics. Sport aesthetics is an important but often marginalized field in the philosophy of sport.

Kinetic Beauty offers a comprehensive, principled, pluralist introduction to the philosophical aesthetics of sport. The book tackles a wide variety of issues in the philosophical aesthetics of sport. Studies in Philosophy of Sport Book Series Series Editor: Shawn E.

Klein, Ph.D. ([email protected] // [email protected]) The Studies in Philosophy of Sport series from Lexington Books encourages scholars from all disciplines to inquire into the nature, importance, and qualities of sport and related activities.

Philosophy of Sport book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Philosophy of Sport: Core Readings is a concise yet broad anthology ad /5.

“Philosophy of Sport: Core Readings provides a fine entry point into the ever-expanding sport philosophy literature.

This book is both nimble in its concise presentation of the discipline and functional as a key to further inquiries and critical examinations of : $   Philosophy of Sport: Key Questions provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the philosophy of sport. Each chapter is framed by a question that explores the main issues, ideas and literature in the field ranging from questions about the nature and value of sport, the sporting body, aesthetics and : Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 47 Volume 46 Volume 45 Volume 44 Volume 43 Volume 42 Volume 41 Volume 40 Volume 39 Volume 38 Volume 37 The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport is a landmark publication in sport goes further than any book has before in tracing the contours of the discipline of the philosophy of sport and in surveying the core themes, approaches and theories that form its disciplinary fabric.

Then, ina colleague invited him to contribute to a lecture series titled “Philosophy and Sport”, organised to coincide with that Author: William Skidelsky. This book brings together the lectures given in the Royal Institute of Philosophy's annual lecture series for In the Olympic year, it seemed fitting to consider some of the many philosophical and ethical questions raised by sport, and to bring together contributors from both philosophical and sporting worlds.

This user-friendly collection of essays on topical issues in philosophy of sport draws principally from philosophy, but contains some writings from sociological and psychological literature that has a philosophical slant. The anthology contains 44 essays on diverse and contemporary issues in sport from different perspectives/5.

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.

Book Table of Contents Author Ancillaries Excerpts Book Blending historical grounding and philosophical insights regarding sport and physical activity, History $ USD History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity.

Sport, art, and aesthetics / Tim L. Elcombe --A different way to play: holistic sporting experiences / Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza. 7 The corruption of sport: Marx, Dewey, and sport: a critical take on the social and political philosophy of sport / William J. Morgan. Series Title: Macmillan interdisciplinary handbooks., Philosophy.

When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.The book Philosophy of Sport: International Perspectives represents the work of some of the leading moral and philosophical academics in the popular practice of sport.

All contributors are scholars and researchers in the area of the Philosophy of Sport, a growing area of serious study within universities and colleges across the world.Randolph Feezell examines these questions along with other relevant topics in the philosophy of sport such as the contribution of play to a meaningful life, the various reasons for pessimistic views of sport, the various claims that celebrated athletes are role models, and the seldom-questioned view that coaches are in a position to offer.