Philosophy : sport / R. Scott Kretchmar, editor.
Contributor(s): Kretchmar, R. Scott (Robert Scott) [editor.] | Gale Group.Material type: TextSeries: Gale virtual reference library.Macmillan interdisciplinary handbooksPhilosophy: Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 395 pages) : illustrations, portraits.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780028663463.Subject(s): Sports -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy.DDC classification: 796.01 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
part 1. Sport and the good life : A mutual quest for excellence of a game of thrones? Toward a morally defensible conception of competitive sports / Robert L. Simon ; Physical education and playful living / Douglas R. Anderson ; A pluralistic model of sport / R. Scott Kretchmar -- part 2. The ethics of performance enhancement : The legitimacy of using steroids and other drugs to improve performance / Francisco Javier López Frías ; Too much of a good thing . . . ? Genetics and athletic performance / W. M. Brown -- part 3. The ethics of sportsmanship : The problem of cheating / J. S. Russell ; Consideration, manners, and the ideal game: reflections on baseball's code / Randolph Feezell ; Moral actions in lopsided games / Michael W. Austin ; Match fixing and sport integrity / Lea Cleret, Mike J. McNamee, Stuart Page ; Proper behavior in the stands: the ethics of sport spectating / Stephen Mumford -- part 4. Athletes as role models, sports as moral laboratories : Are coaches obligated to serve as good role models? / Earl Spurgen ; Sport as a domain for promoting and exhibiting virtues / Paul Gaffney ; Ethics of youth sports / Kenneth Aggerholm -- part 5. Sport and equality : Promoting equality in and through the paralympics / Leslie Francis ; Using alternative sports to promote gender equality / Pam R. Sailors -- part 6. Religion and aesthetics : Spirituality, religious commitments, and sport / Shirl James Hoffman ; Jogos bonitos? Sport, art, and aesthetics / Tim L. Elcombe ; A different way to play: holistic sporting experiences / Jesús Ilundín-Agurruza -- part 7. The corruption of sport : Marx, Dewey, and sport: a critical take on the social and political philosophy or sport / William J. Morgan.
This book addresses the theme of ethics in the field of sports, covering such topics as cheating, gender equality, aesthetics, steroid use, and spirituality.
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