Sport Technology

Sport Technology

by Andy Miah
     
 

ISBN-10: 076230880X

ISBN-13: 9780762308804

Pub. Date: 10/01/2002

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

This book is relevant for scholars of sport or technology from a diverse range of perspectives. Framed by the broad disciplines of history, philosophy and policy, the issues discussed can have importance for subjects as diverse as theoretical medicine, philosophy of sport and policy studies in technology. For the latter, the aim is to provide a theoretical and ethical…  See more details below

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This book is relevant for scholars of sport or technology from a diverse range of perspectives. Framed by the broad disciplines of history, philosophy and policy, the issues discussed can have importance for subjects as diverse as theoretical medicine, philosophy of sport and policy studies in technology. For the latter, the aim is to provide a theoretical and ethical grounding for a coherent theory of sport performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762308804
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Series:
Research in Philosophy and Technology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Editors/Editorial Board
Series Editor's Note
Guest Editors' Preface
Developing Sport Technology Policy: A Statement1
Pt. ITheme Section 1: Historical and Socio-Philosophical Questions Concerning Technology in Sport
Dudley Allen Sargent and Gustav Zander: Health Machines and the Energized Male Body9
From Snow Shoes to Racing Skis: Skiing as an Example of the Connections Between Sport, Technology, and Society49
Material Matters: Skateboard Technology and the Politics of Differential Space79
Disciplinary Technologies of Sport Performance93
Cyborg Horizons: Sport and the Ethics of Self-Technologization111
Evaluating Changing Sport Technology: An Ethnocentric Approach135
Sport Technologies: A Moral View157
Pt. IITheme Section 2: Applied Philosophy and Ethics
Tumbling into Gendered Territory: Gymnastics and its Technologies177
Bride of Frankenstein: Technology and the Consumption of the Female Athlete195
All but War is Simulation215
Immersion and Abstraction in Virtual Sport225
Disembodied Sport: Ethical Issues of Virtual Sport, Electronic Games, and Virtual Leisure235
After Doping, What? The Morality of the Genetic Engineering of Athletes253
Genes, Sports, and Ethics: A Response to Munthe (2000)269
Reply to Miah: Prospects and Tensions in the Meeting of Bioethics and the Philosophy of Sport291
Pt. IIIReview Essays
John Durham Peters, Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication303
Andrew Feenberg, Questioning Technology309
Philosophies of Place317
Thomas Homer-Dixon, The Ingenuity Gap: How Can We Solve the Problems of the Future325
Machine Intelligence: Perspectives on the Computational Model
Cognitive Architecture in Artificial Intelligence: The Evolution of Research Programs331
Hugh Lacey, Is Science Value Free? Values and Scientific Understanding337
Pt. IVReviews
Errol E. Harris, Apocalypse and Paradigm: Science and Everyday Thinking347
Paul Virilio, The Information Bomb351
Michael Edelstein and William Makofske, Radon's Deadly Daughters: Science, Environmental Policy, and the Politics of Risk355
Mark C. Taylor, About Religion: Economies of Faith in Virtual Culture359
Science Incarnate: Historical Embodiments of Natural Knowledge363
Michael Brian Schiffer with Andrea R. Miller, The Material Life of Human Beings367
Zygmunt Bauman, Globalization: The Human Consequences371
The Body and The Self373
Arnold Pacey, Meaning in Technology377
Charles G. Gross, Brain, Vision, Memory: Tales in the History of Neuroscience381
Literacy Theory in the Age of the Internet385
Michael E. Hobart and Zachary S. Schiffman, Literacy, Numeracy, and the Computer Revolution389
Crosbie Smith, The Science of Energy: A Cultural History of Energy Physics in Victorian Britain393
J. D. Bernal: A Life in Science and Politics
Robert Serber with Robert P. Crease, Peace and War: Reminiscences of a Life on the Frontiers of Science395
David E. Nye, The Science of Energy: A Social History of American Energies401
N. Katherine Hayles, How We Became Posthuman405
Rom Harre, Jens Brockmeier and Peter Muhlhausler, Greenspeak: A Study of Environmental Discourse411
Scott L. Montgomery, Science in Translation413
James R. Ryan, Picturing Empire: Photography and the Visualization of British Empire419
S. Craig Watkins, Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema423
Robert P. Crease, Making Physics: A Biography of Brookhaven National Laboratory427
M. W. F. Stone and John Wolff, The Proper Ambition of Science431
Biographies of Scientific Objects437
Joyce K. Fletcher, Disappearing Acts: Gender, Power, and Relational Practice443
About the Authors445
Author Index453

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