Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport

Editor: Torres, Cesar R.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-40-818257-4
Category: Philosophy
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
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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 disciplines state of the art.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • 1 Introduction - Cesar R. Torres
  • Part I: History and Development
  • 2 A History of Philosophic Ideas about Sport - David Lunt and Mark Dyreson
  • Part II: Research Methodology
  • 3 The Philosophy of Sport and Analytic Philosophy - Scott Kretchmar
  • 4 The Philosophy of Sport and Continental Philosophy - Vegard Fusche Moe
  • 5 The Philosophy of Sport, Eastern Philosophy and Pragmatism - Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, Koyo Fukasawa and Mizuho Takemura
  • Part III: Current Research and Key Issues
  • 6 Theories of Sport - Robert L. Simon
  • 7 Fairness and Justice in Sport - Sigmund Loland
  • 8 The Ethics of Enhancing Performance - Sarah Teetzel
  • 9 Disability and Sport - Carwyn Jones
  • 10 Sport, Risk and Danger - Leslie A. Howe
  • 11 Sport and the Environment - Ecosophical and Metanoetical Intersections - Ron Welters
  • 12 The Aesthetics of Sport - Stephen Mumford
  • 13 Sporting Knowledge - Gunnar Breivik
  • 14 Sport and Ideology - Lamartine P. DaCosta
  • 15 Competitive Sport, Moral Development and Peace - J.S. Russell
  • 16 Sport, Spirituality and Religion - Simon Robinson
  • 17 Violence in Sport - Danny Rosenberg
  • Part IV: Future Developments
  • 18 Sport and Technological Development - Alun Hardman
  • 19 Conceivable Horizons of Equality in Sport - Pam R. Sailors
  • 20 ‘Spoiled Sports’: Markets and the Corruption of Sport - William J. Morgan
  • 21 Sport Philosophy Around the World - Peter M. Hopsicker and Ivo Jirásek
  • Part V: Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts
  • Cheating - Warren P. Fraleigh
  • Competition - Jan Boxill
  • Conventionalism - Peter F. Hager
  • Cybersport - Dennis Hemphill
  • Deception - Adam G. Pfleegor
  • Doping - Angela J. Schneider
  • Embodiment - Irena Martínková
  • Enhancement - W.M. Brown
  • Fair Play - Claudia Pawlenka
  • Formalism - José Luis Pérez Triviño
  • Games - Chad Carlson
  • Gamesmanship - Mark Hamilton
  • Internalism - Francisco Javier López Frías
  • Kinesiology - Gregg Twietmeyer
  • Play - Stephen E. Schmid
  • Rules - John Gleaves
  • Skills - Daniel G. Campos
  • Sport - Jeff Fry
  • Sportsmanship - Diana Abad
  • Part VI: Resources and Careers
  • 22 Resource Guide - Emily Ryall
  • 23 Careers - Charlene Weaving
  • Part VII: The Literature
  • 24 The Sport Philosophy Literature: Foundations, Evolutions and Annotations - Tim L. Elcombe, Douglas Hochstetler and Douglas W. McLaughlin