Philosophy of Sport


Be the first to take this brand-new class!

Relevant real-world topics, flexible homework, lots of movies & social media. Open to all majors and years. Come have fun!

PHIL 1984B: Special Study: Philosophy of Sport

MWF 12:25-1:15 p.m., McBryde (classroom TBA)

Pathways Concept 2: Critical Thinking in the Humanities

Instructor: Dr. Claudio D'Amato, Philosophy Dept.

Tentative syllabus: DOWNLOAD HERE


Does nature or nurture determine whether you can become a champion?


How do sport and justice relate? Can influential athletes lead social change?


Should college athletes be paid as professionals when they compete for a school program?


Are transgender and intersex athletes being treated fairly? Should they compete in the
same categories as cisgender athletes?

Do athletes deserve social recognition above other professionals?