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By Shawn E. Klein,Chad Carlson,Francisco Javier López Frías,Kevin Schieman,Heather L. Reid,John McClelland,Keith Strudler,Pam R. Sailors,Sarah Teetzel,Charlene Weaving,Chrysostomos Giannoulakis,Lindsay Pursglove,Brian Glenney,Teresa González Aja,Joan Grassba

Defining recreation: Conceptions and Borderlines is no longer concerning the adaptations of utilization of the time period “sport.” it really is in regards to the thought, the variety of actions on the earth that we unite into one idea—sport. it really is in the course of the venture of defining activity that we will come to appreciate those actions higher, how they're comparable or diversified, and the way they relate to different human endeavors.

This definitional inquiry, and the deeper appreciation and apprehension of recreation that follows, is the center of this quantity. half I examines a number of of the normal and influential techniques to defining game. half II makes use of those techniques to check quite a few not easy borderline circumstances. those chapters study the interaction of the borderline instances with the definition and supply a extra thorough and clearer realizing of either the definition and the given cases.

This paintings isn't really intended to be the definitive or exhaustive account of recreation. it truly is intended to motivate extra suggestion and debate on simply what game is; the way it pertains to different actions and human endeavors; and what we will know about ourselves in the course of the learn of game. This booklet might be of curiosity to students in philosophy of game, background, communications, sociology, psychology, activities administration, cultural reports, and actual education.

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Defining Sport: Conceptions and Borderlines (Studies in Philosophy of Sport) by Shawn E. Klein,Chad Carlson,Francisco Javier López Frías,Kevin Schieman,Heather L. Reid,John McClelland,Keith Strudler,Pam R. Sailors,Sarah Teetzel,Charlene Weaving,Chrysostomos Giannoulakis,Lindsay Pursglove,Brian Glenney,Teresa González Aja,Joan Grassba


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