The Challenges of Modern Sport to Ethics: From Doping to Cyborgs (BOK)

Jose Luis Perez Trivino

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The book attempts to provide a wide overview of key ethical matters in the philosophy of sport: What is fair play? Is strategic fouling legitimate? What is the role of cheating and gamesmanship in sport? What can be said about doping and physical enhancement? How can we approach gender issues that come from the core of the practice of sport? Does sport share any common characteristics, or even roots, with racism, violence, or nationalism? Should cyborgathletes compete in equal conditions with organic athletes? What can we do with new technologies in sport? In the book there is an analyse of all possible solutions that the main authors or contemporary sport philosopher has brought forward on a topic, and after having laid out the current panorama, the author deal with each of them directly and personally.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Jose Luis Perez Trivino
Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN 9780739179987
Antall sider 140 Dimensjoner 15,7cm x 23,7cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 326 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ethics & moral philosophy, Sports & outdoor recreation

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