Fair Play: The Ethics Of Sport

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ISBN : 9780813343686
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Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport

Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. A major new section in chapter four examines the ethics of genetically enhancing athletic abilities. Other new material covers the analysis of sports and games according to influential philosopher Bernard Suits; the morality of cheating and the ethics of strategic fouling; and the impact of performance-enhancing drugs on the legitimacy of records. In addition, Simon provides enhanced considerations of the morality of competition in sports, the ethical aspects of violence in sports, and the arguments in defense of intercollegiate sports.

Specifications of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport

GENERAL
AuthorRobert L. Simon
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition3
ISBN-100813343682
ISBN-139780813343686
PublisherWestview Press
Number Of Pages256
Publication Date2010-07-27
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length6.1 inch.
Width0.58 inch.
Weight0.71 pounds.

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