Overview:Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays - Sports have long played an important role in society. By exploring the evolving link between sporting behaviour and the prevailing ethics of the time this comprehensive and wide-ranging study illuminates our understanding of the wider social significance of sport.The primary aim of Sports, Virtues and Vices is to situate ethics at the heart of sports via `virtue ethical' considerations that can be traced back to the gymnasia of ancient Greece. The central theme running through the book is that sports are effectively modern morality plays: universal practices of moral education for the masses and - when coached, officiated and played properly - a valuable vehicle for ethical development.Including a wealth of contemporary sporting examples, the book explores key ethical issues such as:How the pursuit of sporting excellence can lead to harm Doping, greed and shameBiomedical technology as a challenge to the virtue of elite athletes Defining a `virtue ethical account' in sport Family vices and virtues in sport Written by one of the world's foremost sports philosophers, this book powerfully unites the fields of sports ethics and medical ethics. It is essential reading for all students and scholars with an interest in the ethics and philosophy of sport.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780415194082. It was written by the following authors: Mike McNamee. Book Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2008-05-08 00:00:00. It has 236 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 499 g. File for download Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays has PDF format and is called sports-virtues-and-vices-morality-plays.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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