Philosophy of Sport
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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?