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Series Editor: Mike McNamee, Jim Parry

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  1. Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dispute Resolution in Sport

    Athletes, Law and Arbitration

    By David McArdle

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    An increasing number of sport disputes are being resolved by way of arbitration. This is the first book to critically examine the processes and benefits of sportspecific arbitration as compared to litigation. The book explores, in depth, the development of alternative dispute resolutions in sports,...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sport and Art

    An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Sport

    By Andrew Edgar

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sport and Art explores relationship of sport to art. It does not argue that sport is one of the arts, but rather that sport and art hold common ground. Both are ways in which humans confront philosophical challenges, though they do this through very different media. While art deploys sensual...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Watching Sport

    Aesthetics, Ethics and Emotion

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Do we watch sport for pure dumb entertainment? While some people might do so, Stephen Mumford argues that it can be watched in other ways. Sport can be both a subject of high aesthetic values and a valid source for our moral education. The philosophy of sport has tended to focus on participation,...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Doping and Anti-Doping Policy in Sport

    Ethical, Legal and Social Perspectives

    Edited by Mike McNamee, Verner Møller

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The issue of doping has been the most widely discussed problem in sports ethics and is one of the most prominent issues across sports studies, the sports sciences and their constituent disciplines. This book adds uniquely to that catalogue of discourses by focusing on extant anti-doping policy and...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue

    By Heather L. Reid

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Phenomenological Approaches to Sport

    Edited by Irena Martínková, Jim Parry

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The study of sport is often thought of simply in terms of the sport sciences. This book explains how a phenomenological approach is capable of revealing the nature and meanings of sport in ways that are beyond the reach of the sciences and how the very concepts required by sport science stand in...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Ethics of Sports Medicine

    Edited by Claudio Tamburrini, Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Ethics, Disability and Sports

    Edited by Ejgil Jespersen, Mike J. McNamee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This volume addresses a range of philosophical and ethical issues in adapted physical activity and disability sports participation more broadly. It is comprised of a range of essays by international scholars whose backgrounds embrace different traditions of philosophy, pedagogy and adapted physical...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Bodily Democracy

    Towards a Philosophy of Sport for All

    By Henning Eichberg

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Sport has gained increasing importance for welfare society. In this process, however, the term of ‘sport’ has become less and less clear. Larger parts of what nowadays is called ‘sport for all’ are non-competitive and derived from traditions of gymnastics, dance, festivity, games, outdoor...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge