Sport, Philosophy, and Good Lives

ISBN-10: 0803271530

ISBN-13: 9780803271531

Edition: 2013

Authors: Randolph Feezell

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There’s more to sports than the ethos of competition, entertainment, and commercialism expressed in popular media and discourse.Sport, Philosophy, and Good Livesdiscusses sport in the context of several traditional philosophical questions, including: What is a good human life and how does sport factor into it? To whom do we look for ethical guidance? What makes human activities or projects meaningful? 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 advice to athletes on how to live or on leadership skills. He also discusses the way that non-Western attitudes found in Buddhism, Taoism, and the Bhagavad Gita might be used to address the vulnerabilities of sports participants.Feezell draws from current sports issues, popular literature, and contemporary sports figures to shed light on the attraction and value of sports and examine the accompanying ethical issues.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 7/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.60" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Sport and Good Lives
A Pluralist Conception of Play
Sport, Vulnerability, and Unhappiness
Losing Is Like Death
The Pitfalls of Partisanship
Sport, Dirty Language, and Ethics
Sport and Ethical Guidance
Celebrated Athletes and Role Models
Coach as Sage
Sport and Meaning
Sport and the Question of the Meaning of Life
Meaning, Sport, and Deflationary Attitudes
Notes
Index
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