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By Shawn E. Klein,Chad Carlson,Francisco Javier López Frías,Kevin Schieman,Heather L. Reid,John McClelland,Keith Strudler,Pam R. Sailors,Sarah Teetzel,Charlene Weaving,Chrysostomos Giannoulakis,Lindsay Pursglove,Brian Glenney,Teresa González Aja,Joan Grassba

ISBN-10: 1498511570

ISBN-13: 9781498511575

Defining game: Conceptions and Borderlines is no longer concerning the diversifications of utilization of the time period “sport.” it's concerning the proposal, the variety of actions on this planet that we unite into one idea—sport. it's throughout the venture of defining recreation that we will be able to come to appreciate those actions larger, how they're comparable or assorted, and the way they relate to different human endeavors.

This definitional inquiry, and the deeper appreciation and apprehension of activity that follows, is the middle of this quantity. half I examines a number of of the traditional and influential methods to defining activity. half II makes use of those techniques to ascertain a variety of tough borderline instances. those chapters study the interaction of the borderline situations with the definition and supply a extra thorough and clearer realizing of either the definition and the given cases.

This paintings isn't really intended to be the definitive or exhaustive account of activity. it truly is intended to encourage extra notion and debate on simply what activity is; the way it pertains to different actions and human endeavors; and what we will know about ourselves in the course of the learn of game. This ebook can be of curiosity to students in philosophy of game, background, communications, sociology, psychology, activities administration, cultural reviews, and actual education.

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