Overview:Games, Sports, and Play: Philosophical Essays - Engaging Philosophy - This volume presents new philosophical essays on a topic that's been neglected in most recent philosophy: games, sports, and play. Some contributions address conceptual questions about what games and sports have in common and that distinguishes them from other activities; here many take their start from Bernard Suits's celebrated analysis of game-playing in his book The Grasshopper and either elaborate it or propose an alternative to it. Other essays discuss normative issues that arise within games and sports, such as about fairness, for example in the treatment of male and female athletes. Yet others consider broader evaluative questions about the value of games and sports, which some see as enabling the display of distinctive excellences. Games, Sports, and Play includes a posthumous essay by Suits defending his claim, in The Grasshopper, that life in utopia would consist primarily in playing games. The volume's chapters approach the topic of games, sports, and play from different angles but always in the belief that there is rich terrain here for philosophical investigation.

This book is on page /d6967fe9748d6dc60a6682f497bcfd1c/book/1603776959-9780198798354. It was written by the following authors: Thomas Hurka. Book Games, Sports, and Play: Philosophical Essays - Engaging Philosophy, which can be read online, published by the company: Oxford University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Spirituality, Beliefs. The book was published on 2019-09-05 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 524 g. File for download Games, Sports, and Play: Philosophical Essays - Engaging Philosophy has PDF format and is called games-sports-and-play-philosophical-essays-engaging-philosophy.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our sittindonesia.org site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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