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The Olympics and philosophy / edited by Heather L. Reid and Michael W. Austin
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012
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 3rd Floor  GV721.6 .O48 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Olympics -- Philosophy
Olympics -- History
Physical Description ix, 295 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A greatness of Olympic proportions / Michael W. Austin -- Machiavelli, the Olympic ideal, and the southern arrow / Raymond Angelo Belliotti -- What's more than gold / Scott F. Parker -- The Olympics of the mind : philosophy and athletics in the ancient Greek world / Paul A. Cantor and Peter Hufnagel -- Go tell the Spartans : honor, courage, and excellence in the ancient Olympic games / Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza -- The soul of an Olympian : Olympism and the ancient philosophical ideal of aretē / Heather L. Reid -- More than games : Olympism as a moral approach to sport / Douglas W. McLaughlin and Cesar R. Torres -- Olympism between individualism and transnationalism / Milan Hosta -- Citius, altius, fortius, virtuous / Jeffrey P. Fry -- The Olympics and steroids / Stephen Kershnar -- Olympic boxing : a not so sweet science / Joseph D. Lewandowski -- Should the Olympics be the very best? : a plea on behalf of the second-rate / Regan Reitsma -- The strong men keep a comin' on : African American sports participation and the discourse of public dissent / Pellom McDaniels III -- Olympic Amazons and the Cold War : the rise and fall of gender radicalism / Kutte Jönsson -- Buns of gold, silver, bronze : the state of Olympic women's beach volleyball / Charlene Weaving -- The ethics of boycotting the Olympics / Charles Taliaferro and Michel Le Gall -- Sport, patriotism, and the Olympic Games / Alun R. Hardman and Hywel Iorwerth -- Sharing the moment : on the Olympic Games as spectacle / Matthew Sharpe
NOTE 518638
Series Philosophy of popular culture
Alternate Author Reid, Heather Lynne, 1963-
Austin, Michael W

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