PHIL 1106: Philosophy of Sport

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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This course has two related goals: 1) to use philosophical frameworks to inquire into the nature of sport and related concepts; and 2) to use sport to introduce philosophical ideas and to show how those ideas can clarify our understanding of human institutions, values, and practices. Topics include: What is sport? What is a game? What is athletic excellence? What is sportsmanship? What is fair play? What is the relationship between sport and morality?

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