In this episode of Examined Sport, I examine Bernard Suits’ “The Elements of Sport.” This 1973 essay applies Suits’ definition of game-playing (see the “What is a Game?” episode) to sport.
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Related Links and Information:
- Suits, Bernard. “The Elements of Sport,” in The Philosophy of Sport: A Collection of Original Essays, ed. Robert G. Osterhoudt, Charles C Thomas Publishers: 1973, p48-64.
- Suits, Bernard. “What is a Game?” Philosophy of Science, Vol 34, No. 2 (June 1967), pp 148-56.
- The Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia by Bernard Suits
Opening and Closing Musical Credits:
- “Slow Ska Game Loop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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