Sport, Ethics, and Neurophilosophy (Ethics and Sport) (Paperback)

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By Jeffrey Fry (Editor), Mike McNamee (Editor)
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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 been given to, broadly speaking, neurophilosophical reflection on the brain in the context of sport. This book seeks to address this gap.

Sport abounds with issues ripe for neurophilosophical treatment. Human movement, intentionality, cognition, cooperation, and vulnerability to injury directly and indirectly implicate the brain, and feature prominently in sport. This innovative volume comprises chapters by a team of international scholars who have written on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of sport, ethics, and neurophilosophy. Not only are the issues presented here of pressing philosophical and practical concerns, they also represent a new mode of fluid interaction between science and philosophy for the future of sports scholarship.

This book was originally published as a special issue of the journal Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.

About the Author

Jeffrey P. Fry is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Ball State University, Muncie, USA. His recent research lies at the intersection of sport and neurophilosophy. He formerly served on the Executive Council of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport.Mike McNamee is Professor of Ethics at KU Leuven, Belgium, and Professor of Applied Ethics at Swansea University, UK. He is the author of Bioethics, Genetics and Sport (2018, with Silvia Camporesi), and co-edits the Ethics and Sports book series (Routledge). He is a member of WADAs Ethics Committee, a former President of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport, and the Founding Editor of Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367582890
ISBN-10: 0367582899
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Ethics and Sport