Fair Play in Sport: A Moral Norm System

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Contents
Series editors' prefaceix
Prefacexi
Introduction: the fair play argumentxiii
1 Sport competitions: rules, goals, and social logic 1
Sport and sport competitions 1
Summary 15
2 A moral point of view 17
Morality and ethics 17
A moral point of view 21
Norms 31
Practical reasoning 33
Norm systems 34
Summary 38
3 Right sport competitions: fairness 41
Fairness: a preliminary norm 41
Formal, distributive and procedural justice 43
Sport competitions as experiments 44
Equality 46
Inequality in sport competitions: athletic performance 65
Unequal treatment and actual inequalities in sport competitions 83
Summary 103
4 Good sport competitions: play 107
Sport: play, work or war? 107
Good competitions as the realization of intentional goals 109
Utilitarianism applied 110

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Series Editor's Preface ix
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • Chapter 1 - Sport Competitions 1
  • Chapter 2 - A Moral Point of View 17
  • Chapter 3 - Right Sport Competitions 41
  • Chapter 4 - Good Sport Competitions 107
  • Chapter 5 - Fair Play in Sport Competitions 143
  • Notes 151
  • Bibliography 159
  • Index 167
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