Rules in games and sports: why a solution to the problem of penalties leads to the rejection of formalism as a useful theory about the nature of sport

Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 47 (1):49-62 (2019)
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Bernard Suits and other formalists endorse both the logical incompatibility thesis and the view that rule-breakings resulting in penalties can be a legitimate part of a game. This is what Fred D’Ag...

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The Elements of Sport.Bernard Suits - 2007 - In William J. Morgan (ed.), Ethics in Sport. Human Kinetics. pp. 9--19.
Right Actions in Sport: Ethics for Contestants.Warren P. Fraleigh - 1984 - Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers.

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