The Ethics and Sport Series was the first of its kind in the world and is the key source for scholars in the field. Its main aim has been to support and contribute to the development of the study of ethical issues in sport, and indeed to the continued development of Sports Ethics as a legitimate discipline in its own right.
Philosophy and Nature Sports
Sport and Spirituality
Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy
The Philosophy of Football
Sport and Play in a Digital World
Doping in Cycling Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Sport, Ethics and Philosophy
By Neil Partington
May 12, 2021
The interdependent coach-athlete relationship represents the most fundamental instance of a duty of care in sport. This book defines, analyses and clarifies the duty of care incumbent upon sports coaches and identifies important recommendations of real-world significance for coaching practice. ...
By Yunus Tuncel
March 31, 2021
Emotion is central to human character, infiltrating our physiological functions and our mental constitution. In sport, athletes feel emotion in specific ways, from joy to anger and despair. This is the first book to examine emotion in sport from a philosophical perspective, building on concepts ...
By Kevin Krein
June 30, 2020
Nature sports such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and participation in such sports continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive ...
By Ask Vest Christiansen
June 18, 2020
This book is about gym culture, the pursuit of fit, muscular bodies and the use of drugs as a means to get there. Building on the international research literature and in-depth interviews with men who have experience of image and performance enhancing drugs (IPEDs), the book explores the ...
Edited By R. Scott Kretchmar, John B. White
April 02, 2019
This comprehensive volume explores the interface between sport and religion, or more broadly, sport and spirituality. While most of the contributions come from Western and Christian traditions, the volume raises broader questions about the kinds of impact that spirituality can and should have on ...
Edited By Jeffrey P. Fry, Mike McNamee
November 20, 2018
The growth of neuroscience and the spread of general interest in the brain have prompted concern for ethical issues posed by neuroscientists. Despite the growing interest in the brain, neuroscience, and the profound issues that neuroscience raises, up to this point, relatively little attention has ...
By Jason Holt
November 12, 2019
Sport aesthetics is an important but often marginalized field in the philosophy of sport. Kinetic Beauty offers a comprehensive, principled, pluralist introduction to the philosophical aesthetics of sport. The book tackles a wide variety of issues in the philosophical aesthetics of sport, ...
By Steffen Borge
May 31, 2019
Human beings are the only creatures known to engage in sport. We are sporting animals, and our favourite pastime of football is the biggest sport spectacle on earth. The Philosophy of Football presents the first sustained, in-depth philosophical investigation of the phenomenon of football. In ...
Edited By Ivo van Hilvoorde
March 22, 2019
Digital technology plays an important role in the everyday lives of people. New types of ‘digital sports’, (sport) gaming, exergaming, cybersport and eSports increase in popularity all over the world and are even challenging the modern and hegemonic concept of sport. Modern games can hardly be ...
By Jesus Ilundain-Agurruza
January 11, 2019
Holism and the Cultivation of Excellence in Sports and Performance is a multi-methodological and cross-cultural examination of how we flourish holistically through performative endeavors, e.g., sports, martial and performing arts. Relying primarily on sport philosophy, value theory, phenomenology, ...
Edited By Bertrand Fincoeur, John Gleaves, Fabien Ohl
December 07, 2018
Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives provides an up-to-date overview of the knowledge about doping and anti-doping in the sport that has dominated doping headlines for at least two decades. It critically addresses overarching questions related to doping and anti-doping, and topical ...
Edited By Mike McNamee
November 28, 2017
This book represents a bold statement concerning the excitement and energy of the field of sports ethics and philosophy in contemporary terms. It is comprised of a collection of commissioned essays from the leading international scholars in the field to celebrate the ten year editorship of Mike ...