Sports Ethics An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0631216979
ISBN-13: 9780631216971
Edition: 2002
Authors: Jan Boxill
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Description: The essays in this book examine philosophical issues that are conceptual and ethical in nature and further examine ethical issues in sports, such as sportsmanship, violence, cheating, drug use, racism, sexism and gender equity.

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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

The essays in this book examine philosophical issues that are conceptual and ethical in nature and further examine ethical issues in sports, such as sportsmanship, violence, cheating, drug use, racism, sexism and gender equity.

Notes on Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Moral Significance of Sport
Sport and Education
Sports, Relativism, and Moral Education
Why Everyone Deserves a Sporting Chance: Education, Justice, and School Sports
Moral Development and Sport: Character and Cognitive Developmentalism Contrasted
Philosopher in the Playground: Notes on the Meaning of Sport
Foul Play: Sports Metaphors as Public Doublespeak
Sport and Sportsmanship
Sportsmanship as a Moral Category
Three Approaches Toward an Understanding of Sportsmanship
Deception, Sportsmanship, and Ethics
On Sportsmanship and ldquo;Running up the Scorerdquo;
Sportmanship and Blowouts: Baseball and Beyond
Sport and Competition
The Ethics of Competition
On Winning and Athletic Superiority
In Defense of Writing
Winding Down, Looking Ahead
Personal Best
Fair Play as Respect for the Game
Sport and Drugs
Good Competition and Drug-Enhanced Performance
Enhancing Performance in Sports: What is Morally Permissible
Sports and Drugs: Are Current Bans Justified
Sport and Violence
What is Sports Violence
Values and Violence in Sports Today: The Moral Reasoning Athletes Use in Their Games and in their Lives
Violence and Sports
Sport and Gender
Sex Equality in Sports
Human Equality in Sports
Gender Equity and Inequity in Athletics
Title IX and Gender Equity
Why Women do Better than Men in College Basketball, or ldquo;What is Collegiate Sport for, Anyway?rdquo;
Women, Self-Possession, and Sport
Stronger Women
The Sports Closet
Sport and Racial Issues
Racial Differences in Sports: What's Ethics Got To Do With It
Race and College Sport: A Long Way to Go
Sport and Stereotype: From Role Model to Muhammad Ali
Sport and Role Models
Do Celebrated Athletes have Special Responsibilities to be Good Role Models? An Imagined Dialog between
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