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Title The ethics of sports : a reader / edited by Mike McNamee.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition First edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GV706.3 .E87 2010    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GV706.3 .E87 2010    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Subject Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Alt Name McNamee, M. J. (Mike J.)
Description xiv, 505 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1 : The roots of sports ethics : games, play, sports. Construction of a definition / Bernard Suits -- Nature and significance of play as a cultural phenomenon / Johan Huizinga -- The game game / Mary Midgley -- Introduction to the appendices / Bernard Suits -- Games and the good : I / Thomas Hurka -- Games and the good : II / John Tasioulas -- Sport : an historical phenomenology / Anthony Skillen -- pt. 2 : Fair contests : rules, spoiling and cheating. From test to contest : an analysis of two kinds of counterpoint in sport / R. Scott Kretchmar -- The ends of the sports contest / Warren P. Fraleigh -- Fairness in sport : an ideal and its consequences / Sigmund Loland -- It's not cricket : underarm bowling, legality and the meaning of life / David Fraser -- The "hand of God"? / Claudio Tamburrini -- Spoiling : an indirect reflection of sport's moral imperative? / Graham McFee --
pt. 3 : Doping, genetic modification and the ethics of enhancement. The athletes' view point / Verner Moller -- Why not dope? It's still all about the health / Andy Miah -- Doping under medical control : conceptually possible but impossible / Soren Holm -- Ethical aspects of controlling genetic doping / Christian Munthe -- Bionic athletes / Michael J. Sandel -- Whose prometheus? Transhumanism, biotechnology and the moral topography of sports medicine / Mike McNamee -- pt. 4 : Cultures of equality and difference : dis/ability, gender and race. Disability or extraordinary talent : Francesco Lentini (three legs) verses Oscar Pistorius (no legs) / Ivo Van Hilvoorde and Laurens Landeweerd -- Tackling murderball : masculinity, disabilty and the big screen / Michael Gard and Hayley Fitzgerald -- Against sexual discrimination in sports / Torbjörn Tännsjö -- On the definition of 'woman' in the open sport context / Angela J. Schneider -- I'd rather wear a turban than a rose : a case study of the ethics of chanting / Carwyn Jones and Scott Fleming -- Racism, racist acts and courageous role models / Mike McNamee --
pt. 5 : Ethical development in and through sports : rules, virtues and vices. What moral significance has physical education? A question in need of disambiguation / David Carr -- Sport, ethos and education / Jim Parry -- Schadenfreude in sports : envy, justice and self-esteem / Mike McNamee -- Athletic virtue : between east and west / Heather L. Reid -- The project of a moral laboratory and particularism / Graham McFee -- pt. 6 : Commercialism, corruption and exploitation in sports -- The degredation of sport / Christopher Lasch -- The moral case against contemporary American sports / William Morgan -- Moral philosophy out on the track : what might be done? / Adrian Walsh and Richard Guilianotti -- Sport and the systematic infliction of pain : a case study of state-sponsered mandatory doping in East Germany / Giselher Spitzer -- Sharp practice : intensive training and child abuse / Paolo David -- pt. 7 : Ethics and adventurous activity. The value of dangerous sport / J. S. Russell -- Adventure, climbing excellence and the practice of 'bolting' / Philip Ebert and Simon Robertson -- Kant goes skydiving : understanding the extreme by way of the sublime / Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza -- Can BASEjumping be morally defended? / Gunnar Breivik -- Sacred places / Raimond Gaita.
ISBN 9780415478601 (hardback : alk. paper)
041547860X (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415478618 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415478618 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 297145907
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgements 
 Introduction to sports ethics1
Part 1The roots of sports ethics: games, play, sports9
1.1Introduction11
1.2Construction of a definition / Bernard Suits17
1.3Nature and significance of play as a cultural phenomenon / Johan Huizinga29
1.4The game game / Mary Midgley33
1.5Introduction to the appendices / Bernard Suits43
1.6Games and the good---I / Thomas Hurka52
1.7Games and the good---II / John Tasioulas62
1.8Sport: an historical phenomenology / Anthony Skillen77
Part 2Fair contests: rules, spoiling and cheating93
2.1Introduction95
2.2From test to contest: an analysis of two kinds of counterpoint in sport / R. Scott Kretchmar100
2.3The ends of the sports contest / Warren P. Fraleigh106
2.4Fairness in sport: an ideal and its consequences / Sigmund Loland116
2.5It's not cricket: underarm bowling, legality and the meaning of life / David Fraser125
2.6The "hand of God"? / Claudio Tamburrini132
2.7Spoiling: an indirect reflection of sport's moral imperative? / Graham McFee145
Part 3Doping, genetic modification and the ethics of enhancement153
3.1Introduction155
3.2The athletes' viewpoint / Verner Møller160
3.3Why not dope? It's still all about the health / Andy Miah169
3.4Doping under medical control: conceptually possible but impossible in the world of professional sports? / Søren Holm186
3.5Ethical aspects of controlling genetic doping / Christian Munthe194
3.6Bionic athletes / Michael J. Sandel208
3.7Whose Prometheus? Transhumanism, biotechnology and the moral topography of sports medicine / Mike McNamee214
Part 4Cultures of equality and difference: dis/ability, gender and race225
4.1Introduction227
4.2Disability or extraordinary talent: Francesco Lentini (three legs) versus Oscar Pistorius (no legs) / Laurens Landeweerd231
4.3Tackling Murderball: masculinity, disability and the big screen / Hayley Fitzgerald242
4.4Against sexual discrimination in sports / Torbjorn Tannsjo254
4.5On the definition of ẁoman' in the sport context / Angela J. Schneider264
4.6I'd rather wear a turban than a rose: a case study of the ethics of chanting / Scott Fleming276
4.7Racism, racist acts and courageous role models / Mike McNamee286
Part 5Ethical development in and through sports: rules, virtues and vices301
5.1Introduction303
5.2What moral educational significance has physical education? A question in need of disambiguation / David Carr306
5.3Sport, ethos and education / Jim Parry316
5.4Schadenfreude in sports: envy, justice and self-esteem / Mike McNamee327
5.5Athletic virtue: between East and West / Heather L. Reid340
5.6The project of a moral laboratory; and particularism / Graham McFee347
Part 6Commercialism, corruption and exploitation in sports363
6.1Introduction365
6.2The degradation of sport / Christopher Lasch369
6.3The moral case against contemporary American sports / William Morgan382
6.4Moral philosophy out on the track: what might be done? / Richard Giulianotti404
6.5Sport and the systematic infliction of pain: a case study of state-sponsored mandatory doping in East Germany / Giselher Spitzer413
6.6Sharp practice: intensive training and child abuse / Paolo David426
Part 7Ethics and adventurous activity435
7.1Introduction437
7.2The value of dangerous sport / J. S. Russell441
7.3Adventure, climbing excellence and the practice of b̀olting' / Simon Robertson456
7.4Kant goes skydiving: understanding the extreme by way of the sublime / Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza467
7.5Can BASEjumping be morally defended? / Gunnar Breivik481
7.6Sacred places / Raimond Gaita493
 Index501



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