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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Understanding Dance is a comprehensive introduction to the aestethetics of dance, and will be an essential text for all those interested in dance as an object of study. Focusing on the work of a number of major choreographers, companies and critics Graham McFee explores the nature of our understanding of Dance by considering the practice of understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
Sport, Rules and Values presents a philosophical perspective on issues concerning the character of sport. Discussion focuses on three broad uses commonly urged for rules: to define sport; to judge or assess sport performance; and to characterize the value of sport - especially if that value is regarded as moral value. In general, Sport, Rules and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
The study of sport is characterised by its inter-disciplinarity, with researchers drawing on apparently incompatible research traditions and ethical benchmarks in the natural sciences and the social sciences, depending on their area of specialisation. In this groundbreaking study, Graham McFee argues that sound high-level research into sport requires... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 179.00
"Artistic Judgement" sketches a framework for an account of art suitable to philosophical aesthetics. It stresses differences between artworks and other things; and locates the understanding of artworks both in a narrative of the history of art and in the institutional practices of the art world. Hence its distinctiveness lies in its strong... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The question whether human choices and actions are causally determined or are in a way free, and the implications of this for our moral, personal and social lives continues to challenge philosophers. This book explores the determinist rejection of free will through a detailed exposition of the central determinist argument and a consideration of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
What is the ?philosophy of sport?? What does one do to count as a practitioner in the philosophy of sport? What conception of philosophy underpins the answer to those questions? In this important new book, leading sport philosopher Graham McFee draws on a lifetime?s philosophical inquiry to reconceptualise the field of study. The book covers important... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2008; US$ 14.30
This volume presents topical and trenchant thinking and current research on cultural and curricular issues in education, sport and leisure, in the light of such factors as Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT), Local Management of Schools (LMS) and the National Curriculum in Physical Education. Contributors include prominent figures in their fields... more...