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The Philosophical Athlete:

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ISBN-10: 1531010318

ISBN-13: 9781531010317

Edition: 2019

Authors: Heather L. Reid

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All athletes experience victory and defeat, but how many truly learn from the experience of sport? For ancient Greek thinkers like Plato, sport was an integral part of education. Today, athletics programs remain in our schools, but we face a growing gap between the modern sports experience and enduring educational values. The Philosophical Athlete seeks to bridge that gap by advocating a philosophical approach to the sports experience. Combining issues and ideas from traditional philosophy with contemporary analyses of sport and applied thinking activities, this book invites athletes to learn about life from their experience in sport. The text works its way from internal reflection to…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Carolina Academic Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English