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Author Eichberg, Henning.

Title Bodily democracy : towards a philosophy of sport for all
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2009


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Description 140 pages
Series Ethics and sport
Ethics and sport.
Contents 1. From body culture to philosophy: thinking bottom-up - an introduction -- Part I: From networks of movement culture to conflicting social philosophies -- 2. Sport and popular movements: towards a philosophy of moving people -- 3. People's academies and sport: towards a philosophy of bodily education -- 4. Sport and the workplace: company sport between corporation and co-operation -- 5. Fitness on the market: forget ‘the single individual'! -- Part II: From popular practice to the phenomenology of body cultures -- 6. Outdoor activities and landscaping: understanding natures in the plural -- 7. Sport as festivity: towards a phenomenology of the event -- 8. Song and movement: phenomenology of human ‘energy' -- 9. Traditional games as new games: towards an educational philosophy of play -- 10. Sport and laughter: phenomenology of the imperfect human being -- 11. Pull and tug: towards a philosophy of the playing ‘you' -- 12. Sports in the life cycle: diversity in and of ageing -- Part III: From international practice to people-to-people dimensions -- 13. Inter-ethnic football in the Balkans: reconciliation and diversity -- 14. Sport co-operation between Denmark and Tanzania: development and recognition -- Part IV: From bodily practice to living democracy -- 15. Body, soma - and nothing else? diversity of body semantics -- 16. Sport and ethics: between public, civil and private logics -- 17. Education through sport: towards recognition of popular practice -- 18. Bodily democracy: towards a philosophy of sport for all
Summary The philosophy of sport has more to tell than about elite competitions, it is about peoples everyday doing. Sport for all delivers material for a philosophy of practice, and of living democracy as a phenomenology of people in movement.This book was published as a special issue of Sport, Ethics and Philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sports -- Philosophy.
Sports -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780415559331 hardback