The Sports Ethicist – Rockford College Radio
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The Sports Ethicist Show discusses the many ethical and philosophical issues that arise in and around sport.
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist Show: Diving and Cheating in Soccer||Diving, flopping, going to ground, whatever you call it, it is a controversial issue in sport, especially in Soccer. Is it wrong? What is the nature of the wrongness? Is it cheating? Mike Austin, professor of philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University j...||5/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist Show: Ethical Issues in Horse Racing||It’s the season of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Horse Racing. Horse racing raises is exciting and thrilling, but it also raises several ethical and philosophical issues: doping, horse welfare, genetic manipulation, and breeding and body types.||5/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist Show: Sports Studies Symposium 2014||The 3rd annual Sports Studies Symposium was held April 25, 2014. In this episode, the symposium participants discuss the ideas raised by the papers given at the symposium. In the first part of the episode, Mike Perry and Shawn E.||4/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist- Boston Breakdown with Joe||Joe Danker and Shawn Klein discuss things Boston sports in this episode of The Sports Ethicist. What defines a successful season? How important is it for the Bruins to get to and win the Stanley Cup this year?||4/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist- The Paradox of Fandom||The Paradox of Fandom In this episode of The Sports Ethicist Show, we focus on the value of being a sports fan. In her paper, “Being a Sports Fan: Paradox and Intrinsic Value,” Prof. Gwen Bradford (Rice University) defends a view of the value of be||3/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist Show: Rule Changes in Sport||Rules are an essential part of sport. They define it, they govern it. But what about changing the rules? Three recent rule changes have gained national attention recently: expanded MLB replay, limiting home plate collisions in MLB,||3/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist-Santayana on the Value of Sport||George Santayana is one of the great American Philosophers and his essay “Philosophy on the Bleachers” he argues for the value of athletics for both participants and spectators. In this episode of The Sports Ethicist Show,||2/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist-Psychology of Mental Toughness and Resilience in Sport||Dr. Shaine Henert of Rock Valley College joins the program to discuss what mental toughness and resilience are and how they affect performance in sport. We discuss the components of resilience such as confidence and control,||1/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist- Sochi Winter Olympics and Boycotts||The XXII Winter Olympics start in Sochi, Russia in a few weeks. The Olympics can be exciting and inspirational, but they always seem to come with controversy. The Sochi Games are no different. One of the most disturbing controversies for these games is...||1/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sports Ethicist Show: The Reality of Fantasy Sports||It’s fantasy football playoff time! Chad Carlson, professor at Eastern Illinois University, talks with Shawn Klein about some of the ethical and philosophical issues in fantasy sports. We discuss his recent article in the Journal of the Philosophy of S.||12/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|