Sport is not just about athleticism: beauty matters too

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Ryall, Emily S;
  • Publisher: Aeon Media Group
  • Subject: B1 | BH | GV557_Sports

Two examples highlight the distinction that the sports philosopher David Best made in Philosophy and Human Movement (1978) between purposive sports and aesthetic sports. In purposive sports, there are objective measures for winning, such as scoring a goal or crossing th... View more
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