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Response to Dixon and Davis: answering realists with antiepistemological pragmatism

Burke, Michael (2006) Response to Dixon and Davis: answering realists with antiepistemological pragmatism. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 33 (1). pp. 78-99. ISSN 0094-8705

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Abstract

This article presents the author's comments on the criticism of his article on moral realism in sports. The author agrees with his critics that use of harmful performance-enhancing drugs should not be approved. A sporting world without such practices would be a better place. He also agrees that sports like boxing glorify male violence and aggression. And the world would be a better place for women without these sports. However, the author believes that a realist epistemology could hurt these outcomes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sports, performance enhancing drugs, athletes drug use, realism, philosophy, violence
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2009 16:45
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2011 01:21
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1761
DOI: an: 21369207
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