In this episode of Examined Sport, I discuss Edwin Delattre’s 1975 paper: “Some Reflections on Success And Failure in Competitive Athletics.” This papers stands out for the distinction between winning and success; and losing from failure. It is also one of the earliest accounts of the logical incompatibility thesis.
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Related Links and Information:
- Edwin J. Delattre, “Some Reflections on Success and Failure in Competitive Athletics” Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, vol. 2, no. 1, 1975, pp 133-139. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00948705.1975.10654105
Opening and Closing Musical Credits:
- “Slow Ska Game Loop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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