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Philosophy and Kinesiology: A Tenuous Past and an Uncertain Future

William J. Morgan

of sport literature that purport to tell us how to go on ethically when we are confronted by ethical quandaries like those featured in our above hard cases. The first goes by the name of formalism and argues that the relevant norms and standards that are needed to navigate successfully such hard

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Coaching With Latour in the Sociomateriality of Sport: A Cartography for Practice

Jordan Maclean and Justine Allen

practice. The Field of Play has a certain formalism for how the 11-a-side game is understood as the 11-a-side game . According to Kretchmar ( 2015 ), formalism in sport is predicated on the laws of the 11-a-side game and one must simply follow game rules. Each law entails classifications enforced under

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Challenges, Achievements, and Uncertainties: The Philosophy of Sport Since the 1980s

R. Scott Kretchmar and Cesar R. Torres

values, gave way in the 1980s and early 1990s to broader theorizations of sport. The first such theory was known as formalism, and it grew out of Suits’s account of sport. According to formalism, “the various derivative notions of a game are to be defined exclusively in terms of its formal rules

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Ecological Physics and the Perceptual Information That Supports Motor Control

Thomas A. Stoffregen

) claimed that perception can be direct, that is, that patterns in ambient energy are sufficient for perception to be veridical. Gibson proposed the concept of perceptual systems, as opposed to classical senses. Following Gibson, scholars have identified (often in mathematical formalisms) patterns in