Spring 2018





Philosophy of Sport

Term: 
Spring 2018
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
PHILOSOPHY (PHIL)
Course Number: 
PHIL 029 601
Schedule: 
Wednesday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Instructor: 

MEYER, MILTON W.

Secondary Program: 
Young Scholars Program
Course Description: 

This is an introductory philosophy course that uses philosophical tools to understand and answer questions that arise in and about sports. The central question to be answered is what constitutes cheating in sports, especially by methods that enhance athletic performance. Other topics may include the nature of competition in sport, the appropriate competitors in sporting events, and the ethics of team loyalty.