Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "Knowing the Score: What Sports Can Teach Us About Philosophy (And What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Sports)".
ISBN 13: 9780465094943
Number of pages: 230
In Knowing the Score, philosopher David Papineau uses sports to illuminate some of modern philosophys most perplexing questions. As Papineau demonstrates, the study of sports clarifies, challenges, and sometimes confuses crucial issues in philosophy. The tactics of road bicycle racing shed new light on questions of altruism, while sporting family dynasties reorient the na