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Philosophy of sport : critical readings, crucial issues /

edited by M. Andrew Holowchak.

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Names: Holowchak, Mark,
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2002.
Topics: Sports - Philosophy.
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Selections from Homo Ludens / Johan Huizinga -- Nature of sport : a definitional effort / John W. Loy, Jr. -- Tricky triad : games, play, and sport / Bernard Suits -- Triad trickery : playing with sports and games / Klaus V. Meier -- Matter of life and death : some thoughts on the language of sport / Jeffrey O. Segrave -- Practices and prudence / W. Miller Brown -- Moral liberalism and the atrophy of sport : autonomy, desire, and social irresponsibility / M. Andrew Holowchak -- Is sport unique? : a question of definability / S.K. Wertz -- Well-played game : notes toward an aesthetics of sport / E.F. Kaelin -- Aesthetic in sport / David Best -- Beauty, sport, and gender / J.M. Boxill -- Differences between sport and art / Christopher Cordner -- Three approaches toward an understanding of sportsmanship / Peter J. Arnold -- Sportsmanship and fairness in the pursuit of victory / Robert Simon -- Can cheaters play the game? / Craig K. Lehman -- Fair play : historical anachronism or topical ideal? / Sigmund Loland -- Where's the merit if the best man wins? / David Carr -- Overemphasis on winning : a philosophical look / Joan Hundley -- On winning and athletic superiority / Nicholas Dixon -- Dark side of competition / D. Stanley Eitzen -- Into the endzone for a touchdown : a psychoanalytical consideration of American football / Alan Dundes -- Violence and aggression in contemporary sport / Jim Parry -- Sports and speciesism / Maurice L. Wade -- Paternalism, drugs, and the nature of sports / W.M. Brown -- On performance-enhancing substances and the unfair advantage argument / Roger Gardner -- "Aretism" and pharmacological ergogenic aids in sport : taking a shot at the use of steroids / M. Andrew Holowchak.
On reaching first base with a "science" of moral development in sport : problems with scientific objectivity and reductivism / Russell W. Gough -- Epistemologist looks at the hot hand in sports / Steven D. Hales -- Is our admiration for sports heroes fascistoid? / Torbjörn Tännsjö -- Sports, fascism, and the market / Claudio M. Tamburrini -- Television sport and the sacrificial hero / John Izod -- Women and masculine sports / B.C. Postow -- Title IX and gender equity / Jan Boxill -- Men's cultural centre : sports and the dynamic of women's oppression/men's repression / Bruce Kidd -- Title IX : equality for women's sports? / Leslie P. Francis -- White men can't run / Amby Burfoot -- Racial differences in sports : what's ethics got to do with it? / Albert Mosley -- Education for peace in sports education / Frans de Wachter -- Virtue lost : courage in sport / John Corlett -- Aggression, gender, and sport : reflections on sport as a means of moral education / M. Andrew Holowchak.
Sport in the larger scheme of things / William J. Morgan -- Democracy, education, and sport / Peter J. Arnold -- Sports and the making of national identities : a moral view / William J. Morgan.
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