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Knowing the Score
- What Sports Can Teach Us About Philosophy (and What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Sports)
- By: David Papineau
- Narrated by: Matt Amendt
- Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
In Knowing the Score, philosopher David Papineau uses sports to illuminate some of modern philosophy's most perplexing questions. As Papineau demonstrates, the study of sports clarifies, challenges, and sometimes confuses crucial issues in philosophy. The tactics of road bicycle racing shed new light on questions of altruism while sporting family dynasties reorient the nature versus nurture debate. Why do sports competitors choke? Why do fans think God will favor their team over their rivals?
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