The Resource Baseball and philosophy: : thinking outside the batter's box, (ebook)

Baseball and philosophy: : thinking outside the batter's box, (ebook)

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Baseball and philosophy: : thinking outside the batter's box
Title
Baseball and philosophy:
Title remainder
thinking outside the batter's box
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Baseball and Philosophy brings together two high-powered pastimes: the sport of baseball and the academic discipline of philosophy. Eric Bronson asked eighteen young professors to provide their profound analysis of some aspect of baseball. The result offers surprisingly deep insights into this most American of games. The contributors include many of the leading voices in the burgeoning new field of philosophy of sport, plus a few other talented philosophers with a personal interest in baseball. A few of the contributors are also drawn from academic areas outside philosophy: statistics, law, and history. This volume gives the thoughtful baseball fan substancial material to think more deeply about. What moral issues are raised by the Intentional Walk? Do teams sometimes benefit from the self-interested behavior of their individual members? How can Zen be applied to hitting? Is it ethical to employ deception in sports? Can a game be defined by its written rules or are there also other constraints? What can the U. S. Supreme Court learn from umpiring? Why should baseball be the only industry exempt from antitrust laws? What part does luck play in any game of skill?
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Midwest
Dewey number
796.357/01
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1971-
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  • Bronson, Eric
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
6
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  • Baseball
  • Sports
Target audience
adult
Label
Baseball and philosophy: : thinking outside the batter's box, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812697759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11817619
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11817619
System control number
MWT11817619
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Baseball and philosophy: : thinking outside the batter's box, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812697759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11817619
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11817619
System control number
MWT11817619
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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