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By John Kaag,Douglas Anderson,Richard Lally

ISBN-10: 0739178407

ISBN-13: 9780739178409

ISBN-10: 0739197797

ISBN-13: 9780739197790

Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport explores the philosophical value of recreation – the phenomenological event, the learning, training, and the contest – from a uniquely pragmatic perspective of imaginative and prescient. The philosophical insights of John Dewey, William James, C.S. Peirce, Jane Addams, and Josiah Royce shed new mild at the which means of the actual practices that occur on our football fields, nationwide arenas, backyards, and playgrounds. apparently, an in depth exam of those modern practices permits us to appreciate a big selection of moral, epistemological and metaphysical commitments that the yank pragmatic culture has articulated for greater than a century. Pragmatism’s insistence that fact be embodied within the functional effects of way of life, its balancing of communal and person reasons, its emphasis at the function of likelihood and spontaneity in adventure — resonate with the findings of contemporary kinesiology and activity science.

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