In this episode of Examined Sport, I discuss Fred D’Agostino’s “The Ethos of Games.” In this 1981 paper, D’Agostino critiques Formalist view of games and defends an alternative theory we call conventionalism.
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Related Links and Information:
- D’Agostino, Fred, “The Ethos of Games,” Journal of Philosophy of Sport, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1981, pp 7-18.
Opening and Closing Musical Credits:
- “Slow Ska Game Loop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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