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    Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Volume 47, 2020, Issue 1

    The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport provides a forum for discussion of philosophical issues – metaphysical, ethical, epistemological, aesthetic, or otherwise – arising in sport, games, play, dance, embodiment, and other motor-related activities. Editor’s pick from the current issue: MOUNTAINEERING, MYTH AND THE MEANING OF LIFE: PSYCHOANALYSING ALPINISM by Rufus Duits.

    A lecture series turned into a book that in turn turns the reader into a satisfied conference-goer

    Unsurprisingly, the Royal Institute of Philosophy’s 2012-2013 lecture series was organized around issues in sport. At long last we got round to asking Pam R. Sailors for a review of the book that ensued, Philosophy and Sport, edited by Anthony O’Hear (Cambridge UP), which was good because, as Pam shows most eloquently, it’s quite a valuable collection of essays.

    Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Volume 44, 2017, Issue 2

    The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport provides a forum for discussion of philosophical issues – metaphysical, ethical, epistemological, aesthetic, or otherwise – arising in sport, games, play, dance, embodiment, and other motor-related activities. Special Section: Sport, Narrative, and Drama.

    Exciting new anthology helps us understand sporting activities better

    The anthology Defining Sport: Conceptions and Borderlines is the first title in a new series from Lexington Books, Studies in Philosopy of Sport. The series editor is Shawn E. Klein, and Dr. Klein is also the editor of this interesting anthology, which is reviewed here by Anne Tjønndal.

    OS-antologi som väl speglar spelens sammansatta natur

    Temanumret av Sport, Ethics and Philosophy som utkom inför OS i London 2012 finns nu som antologi, Olympic Ethics and Philosophy av redaktörerna Mike McNamee & Jim Parry (Routledge). Kutte Jönsson gläds åt bokutgivningen; värdet av de ingående texterna överskrider ett enskilt OS.

    Föredömlig introduktion till idrottsfilosofin

    Kutte Jönsson, författare till Idrottsfilosofiska introduktioner, recenserar Heather Reids Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport och utnämner den till den ideala introduktionsboken i sitt område – föredömlig.

    Kamp om värden

    Gunnar Breivik Norges idrettshøgskole, Oslo Heather L. Reid Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World: Contests of Virtue 124 sidor, inb. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (Ethics and Sport) ISBN 978-0-415-66950-4 Vår vesterlandske kultur er på mange måter preget av arven fra antikken. Ideen om folkestyre (demokrati), søken etter visdom (filosofi), og perfeksjonering av kroppens yteevne (idrett) har alle mottatt avgjørende impulser fra den greske kultur. Gresk idrett har...

    Amerikanska filosofer om baseboll

    Kutte Jönsson Genusvetenskap, Teknik och Samhälle, Malmö högskola Eric Bronson (ed) Baseball and Philosophy: Thinking Outside the Batter’s Box 300 sid, hft. Chicago, IL.: Open Court 2004 Få saker anses väl vara så genuint amerikanska som baseboll. Om baseboll är nationalsport i USA, så är förhållandet det motsatta i Sverige där sporten befinner sig i den yttersta periferin.   Om identiteter konstrueras kring fotboll i Sverige,...
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