Resources

I add items to this page all the time, so check back. Feel free to make suggestions in the comments or by email.

Search Amazon.com for Philosophy of Sport and Sport Ethics
Philosophy of Sport books

Sport Ethics books

Academic Journals in Philosophy of Sport

Journal of the Philosophy of Sport

Sports, Ethics and Philosophy

Philosophy of Sport Essential Bibliography:

http://philosophyandsports.blogspot.com/2013/04/philosophy-of-sport-bibliography.html

Textbooks and Anthologies


Sports Ethics: An Anthology Edited by Jan Boxhill


Philosophy of Sport: Critical Readings, Crucial Issues Edited by M. Andrew Holowchak


Practical Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity – 2nd Edition by R. Scott Kretchmar


Ethics in Sport – 2nd Edition Edited by William Morgan


Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport (Elements of Philosophy) by Heather Reid


Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport by Robert Simon

Classic Works

Man, Play and Games by Roger Caillois


Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture by Johan Huizinga


The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia by Bernard Suits


Sport: A Philosophical Inquiry by Paul Weiss

Some favorites

Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season by Jonathan Eig


Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy by Jane Leavy

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2 responses to “Resources

  1. Hi Shawn – great site. Congrats Peraps you might be kind enough to include these two books:
    Smith, PR (2008) Great Moments Of Sportsmanship, published by wwwGreatSportsmanship.org
    Newman, B (2012) It’s how you play the game, self publised – available on Amazon.

    Sample sportsmanship stories from my book + more information click the yellow bar (under th ebook cover) to read sample stories or click the BBC and RTE radio interviews to hear some stories. http://www.greatmomentsofsportsmanship.com/about-2/preview-the-book/

    Perhaps we should ecchange links and cross post from time to time? See http://www.GreatSportsmanship.rg and http://www.facebook.com/GreatSportsmanship

    Best wishes, Paul (PR Smith author)

  2. Philosophic Reflections in Sport (free pdf)
    The collection of essays in sport philosophy from the 35th Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport, which took place in Ljubljana, September 2007
    http://www.spolint.org/index.php?id=18&lang=en
    Regards, Milan Hosta

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