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    Kinesiology Review, Volume 10, 2021, Issue 2 | The State of Kinesiology: Musings of Prominent Professionals in the Field

    Kinesiology Review is a peer-reviewed publication whose mission ir is to advance the field of Kinesiology by publishing evaluative, insightful, and integrative scholarly reviews of kinesiology research, both basic and applied. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Having a Little Confidence: A Career of Studying Self-Efficacy in Sport by Deborah L. Feltz.

    Will conventionalist philosophy solve the moral conflict over the meaning of sport?

    William J. Morgan is a Professor Emeritus at USC and a much-published and awarded scholar within the philosophy of sport. His previous book in this field was Why Sports Morally Matter (2006). His new book is called Sport and Moral Conflict: A Conventionalist Theory (Temple University Press). Shawn Klein, likewise a sport philosophy scholar, learned much from reading the book, albeit disagreeing with important aspects of Morgan’s argument.

    Synthesis Philosophica Vol. 34, 2019, No. 2 | Focus Section: Bioethics and Sport

    Synthesis philosophica publishes – in English, German, and French – articles from all philosophical and to philosophy closely related disciplines, in the framework of planned and announced thematic units, as well as its regular units (studies, book reviews etc). Synthesis philosophica is published as bi-annual. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ROBERT SIMON AND THE MORALITY OF STRATEGIC FOULING by Miroslav Imbrišević.

    Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Volume 46, 2019, 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. Special Section: Sport, Narrative, and Drama.

    Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, Volume 12, 2018, Issue 4: The Gratuitous logic of sport: essays in honour of Bill Morgan

    Sport, Ethics and Philosophy publishes high quality articles from a wide variety of philosophical traditions, and is particularly open to essays of applied philosophy that engage with issues or practice, policy and scholarship concerning the nature and values of sports.

    Useful for almost anyone interested in sports, but primarily as introductions

    Pam Sailors finds a useful metaphor in the Swiss army knife when reviewing Ethics and Governance in Sport: The future of sport imagined, edited by Yves Vanden Auweele, Elaine Cook & Jim Parry (Routledge) – both are brilliantly designed, with many small and useful implements/chapters, but one requires sturdier stuff in order to construct big houses or conceive and conduct in-depth studies of sports.

    The Philosophy of Sport: Advances, Contours and Potentials of an Academic Discipline

    Kenneth Aggerholm has read Cesar R. Torres’ edited volume The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport, where a number of proficient scholars converge and contribute to what amounts to a truly good companion.

    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,...

    Idrott och filosofi

    Hans-Eric Olson Fil dr, statsvetare FÅ SAMHÄLLSOMRÅDEN TORDE VARA SÅ impregnerade av ideologier som idrotten, såväl internationellt som nationellt i Sverige. Därför borde idrotten vara ett lysande område för filosofer, idékritiker och etikforskare att analysera. Därför är det egendomligt att det var först 1998 som den första forskarkonferensen i idrottsfilosofi organiserades i Sverige. Det blir förståeligt när vi betänker att ingen i Sverige...
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