In his 1986 article, “Sportsmanship,” Randolph Feezell argues that James Keating’s classic account of sportsmanship goes too far in radically separating sports and athletics. In this episode, we examine Feezell’s criticism of Keating and then look at Feezell’s account of sportsmanship as a virtue between seriousness and non-seriousness.
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Related Links and Information:
- Randolph M. Feezell, “Sportsmanship” Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, vol. 13, no. 1, 1986, pp 1-13.
- James W. Keating, “Sportsmanship as a Moral Category,” Ethics, vol. 75, no. 1, 1964, pp 25-35.
- Examined Sport: James Keating: Sportsmanship
Opening and Closing Musical Credits:
- “Slow Ska Game Loop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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