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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.
Author : Robert L. Simon
ISBN : 0813343682
Language : English
No of Pages : 256
Edition : Third Edition, Third Edition
Publication Date : 7/27/2010
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.98x5.98x0.55
Book weight : 0.01
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