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Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport explores the philosophical importance of recreation – the phenomenological adventure, the educational, training, and the contest – from a uniquely pragmatic attitude of imaginative and prescient. The philosophical insights of John Dewey, William James, C.S. Peirce, Jane Addams, and Josiah Royce shed new gentle at the which means of the actual practices that ensue on our football fields, nationwide arenas, backyards, and playgrounds. curiously, an in depth exam of those modern practices permits us to appreciate a big selection of moral, epistemological and metaphysical commitments that the yankee pragmatic culture has articulated for greater than a century. Pragmatism’s insistence that fact be embodied within the functional outcomes of way of life, its balancing of communal and person reasons, its emphasis at the position of probability and spontaneity in adventure — resonate with the findings of recent kinesiology and recreation science.

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