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The book Philosophy of Sport: International Perspectives represents the work of some of the leading moral and philosophical academics in the popular practice of sport. All contributors are scholars and researchers in the area of the Philosophy of Sport, a growing area of serious study within universities and colleges across the world. The contributors are also active members of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport a worldwide organisation dedicated to the development of the philosophy of sport as a serious and influential area of academic study. The book adds to the growing literature, which focuses on rigorously examining the global significance that sport plays in the fabric of twenty-first century life. Articles within the book provide a diverse set of ideas related to sport from more familiar issue related to the ethics of performance enhancing substances and fair play, to issue of nationalism, and the way sport can contribute to human well-being.
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Alun Hardman is Senior Lecturer and Discipline Director in the Socio-cultural aspects of sport at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff. His academic focus is on the philosophy of sport and physical education, with particular interests in the area of applied sports ethics and how change and its moral implications impact upon sporting practices and their communities. Carwyn Jones is a Reader in Sports Ethics at the Cardiff School of Sport, University of Wales Institute Cardiff. He has published widely in the area of sports ethics in both peer reviewed journals and books. His particular expertise is fostering and developing moral virtue through sport and the role of the pedagogue therein.
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Book Description Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1443825166
Book Description Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. Unabridged edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1443825166n