Conference Program and Book of Abstracts (2023)

The 49th Annual Meeting of The International Association for the Philosophy of Sport


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Link to Cvent for remote participants: IAPS Virtual Conference 2022

Saturday, August 13 (Pre-Conference Activity)

2:00 – 6:00pm: Stone Valley Recreation Park. Outdoor activities.Transportation will pick attendees up at 1:20pm on Burrowes Rd. at Waring Commons

Sunday, August 14

09:00am – 1:00pm: Registration, 22 BBH

10:00am – 12:00pm: IAPS Executive Council Meeting, 115 BBH

1:00 – 1:20pm: Conference Opening, 22 BBH

(Video) Oxford Abstracts - Professional Conference platform

1:30 – 3:00pm: Parallel Sessions #1

Virtual – 103 BBHMorality and Sport – 104 BBHEthics of Doping – 22 BBHSection 350 HHD
Alfred Archer, Kyle Fruh, and Jake Wojtowicz, “Complicity and Sportswashing”Jeffrey Fry, “On Free Will and Sport”Jo Morrison, “Anti-Doping Policy, Responsibility, and Harm”
Michael Rohlf and Sean Foley, “Suffering and Schadenfreude in Sport”Shawn Klein, “Gamesmanship as Discovery Process”Angela Schneider, “Abjection, Women in Sport, Doping and Embodiment”
Sandra Meeuwsen and Hans Koeleman, “The Feminization of Olympism; Dead End or Modern Sports’ Future?”Nicholas Dixon, “Immoral Attitudes in Sport”
Chair: Claudio D’AmatoChair: Bill MorganChair: Charlene Weaving

3:00 – 3:15pm: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

3:15 – 4:45pm: Parallel Sessions #2

Virtual – 103 BBHPhenomenology – 104 BBHRace and Sport – 22 BBHSection 350 HHD
Claudio D’Amato, “Fairness Isn’t Fair: Why the Advantages of Transgender Athletes are not Unjust”Danny Rosenberg, “Schutz on Social Interaction and Intersubjective Motives: Toward an Understanding of Typifications in Sport”Cam Mallett, “’Man vs. Beast,’ an Ethical Analysis: How Sporting Contests Between Animals and Athletes of Color Portray Both as Inferior
Takuya Sakamoto and Yo Sato, “Rethinking a Site of ‘Animality’ in the Concept of Sport”Kevin Krein, “The Glide Experience: A Phenomenological Account”Charlene Weaving, “Dear Basketball…A Love Story Turned Horror: Contextualizing the Case of the Black Mamba”
Agostino Cera, “Running with the Zeitgeist (Long-Distance Running and ‘The Question Concerning Technology’)”Arno Muller, “Try Not to Die – (Revisiting) Free Solo Climbing from a Philosophical Perspective”Pam Sailors and Desiree Melton, “Losing the Race: Black Women on the Track”
Chair: Tien-Mei HuChair: Noora RonkainenChair: David Kilpatrick

5:00 – 6:15pm: Opening Keynote and Tribute to Warren P. Fraleigh, 22 BBH

Scott Kretchmar and Bill Morgan, “The Founding of IAPS: Leaders, Events, and Challenges”

6:30 – 9:00pm: Welcome Reception, 108 HHD Atrium and Patio

Attendees will be welcomed by:

Nancy Williams, Head of Department and Professor of Kinesiology and Physiology, Penn State

Ted Toadvine, Nancy Tuana Director of the Rock Ethics Institute and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Penn State

Kenneth Aggerholm, Professor and President of IAPS, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

(Video) Writing powerful research paper/conference abstracts

Monday, August 15

9:00-10:30am: Parallel Sessions #3

Virtual – 103 BBHSport and Ancient Greek Philosophy – 104 BBHEnvironmental and Animal Ethics – 22 BBHSection 350 HHD
Tien-Mei Hu, “Esports is not a sport”Oh-Ryun Kwon and Jeong-Hyo Kim, “A Comparative Study on the Body Theory between Plato and Confucius”Sam Morris, “Hunting, the Duty to Aid, and Wild Animal Ethics”
Steffen Borge, “Reinventing the Notion of Prelusory Goal”Breana McCoy and Irena Martinkova, “Philosophy, Democracy and Sport: Three agonistic social practices”Chad Seifried, “Environmental Ethics and Deep Ecology: An Examination of Automobile Race Circuits and Their Use Renewable Energy”
John William Devine, “After Doping: The Preventive Exclusion Alternative to Punishment”Jenny Schiff, “A Place for Sport in Aristotle’s Account of Bravery in the Nicomachean EthicsConstantino Pereira Martins, “Big Waves, Big Questions: Philosophical Implications in the Surfing Experience”
Chair: Yunus TuncelChair: Shawn KleinChair: Adam Copeland

10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

10:45am – 12:15pm: Parallel Sessions #4

Virtual – 103 BBHRunning – 104 BBHSuits on Games – 22 BBHSection 350 HHD
Aldo Houterman, “The Importance of the Philosophy of Movement for thinking about Sport”Mark Dyreson, “Running Phenomenologically Amok: Encounters with the “Foot Runners” and the Modern Quest to Reveal the Essential Structures of Human Experience”Christopher Yorke, “‘The Metaphysics of Leisure’: Bernard Suits’ Autotelic Valuation of Gameplay vs Randolf Feezell’s Atelic Challenge”
Hiraku Morita, Koji Takahashi, and Takayuki Hata, “How Should Sport Be at Present?: War, Covid-19 and Sport”Jacob Fredericks, “Interpreting Historical Conventions of Justice in American Road Running Communities”John Russell, “Fallacies in Bernard Suits’ Utopia: Game Playing, Striving, and Idleness as Play”
John Francis and Leslie Francis, “The NCAA, the States, the Courts, and a New Playing Field for Athletes: Should the Warwick Rowers’ Calendar Be an Example?”Rafal Adametz, “Rate of Perceived Exertion – A Challenge for the Phenomenology of Exercise”Gordon Birse, “Did Suits Refute Wittgenstein on Game Definitions? The Debate that Never Was.”
Chair: Steffen BorgeChair: TBDChair: Jeff Fry

12:15 – 1:45pm: Lunch, 22BBH

1:45 – 3:15pm: Parallel Sessions #5

The Nature of Sport

– 103 BBH

Play and Moral Behavior

– 104 BBH

Section 3 – 22 BBHPhilosophers and the Philosophy of Sport

— 350 HHD

Ryan Murtha and Thomas Hunt, “On the Usefulness of Simon’s Quest for Excellence in Professional Sports”Stephanie Beni, “Meaningful Physical Education: The Philosophical Underpinnings of Personally Relevant Learning”Tolga Ozyurtcu, “Faking it and Making It: Reflections on Teaching Sport Philosophy as a Non-Philosopher”
Filip Kobiela, “What Is the Relation between E-sport and Sport?”Taliah L. Powers, “In Search of a Moral Self: A Critique of Physical Literacy”Eduardo Mendieta, “On Running: A Philosopher’s Sprint”
Bill Morgan, “Sport and the Interaction of Aesthetic and Ethical Values”
Chair: Mark DyresonChair: Lukas MaresChair: Gregg Twietmeyer

3:15 – 3:30pm: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

3:45 – 4:45pm: Parallel Sessions #6

Rules – 103 BBHSport Experiences and Interpretations – 104 BBHSection 3 – 22 BBHCollege Sport – 350 HHD
Eric Moore, “Rules and the Lusory Attitude in Suitsian Formalism”Peter Hager, “Sport and the Varieties of Nostalgic Experience”Aaron Harper, “Tournaments, Tests, and the Aims of Intercollegiate Athletic Competitions”
Gregg Twietmeyer, “Are Rules All a Compliance Director Has to Work With?”Alun Hardman, “Against Collective Punishment in Sport: A Reply to Wojtowicz”Adam Copeland and Tom Rorke, “Athletic Citizenship – Moving Beyond Second Order Debates Over the Athletic Role Model”
Chair: Scott KretchmarChair: Chris YorkeChair: Paul Gaffney

4:45 — 5:15pm Refreshment Break

5:15 – 6:15pm: Iris Marion Young Panel & Tribute (In conjunction with the Penn State Department of Philosophy), 22 BBH

(Video) How to Write a Conference Abstract

Eduardo Mendieta, Charlene Weaving, Désirée Lim, Corinne Lajoie, and Colleen English

Tuesday, August 16

9:00 – 10:30am: JPS Editorial Board Meeting, 115 BBH

10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

10:45am – 12:15pm: Parallel Sessions #7

103 BBHTechnology in Sport – 104 BBHIncluding Trans Athletes in Sport – 22 BBHSection 350 – HHD
Jon Pike, “Fairness, Sex, Gender, and the Crisis in Sport Ethics”Nelson Morales, “Sport, Technology, and Authenticity”
Levente Nagy, “On Petrarch’s Mountain Climbing: Starts a Cult of Mountaineering – a Survey of Interpretations”Adam Pfleegor, “Technological Advancements, Tests, Skills, and Excellence: An Examination of Modern Golf”Mitchell Berman, “On the Eligibility of Transwomen Athletes: Lexicality versus Balancing”
Santos Flores, “Decoloniality ideas arising from the situating of Capoeira in the Philosophy of Sports”Kenneth Aggerholm and Noora Ronkainen, “The Digi-appearing Body: Questions Concerning Physical Activity in the Digital Age”Emily Ryall, Rachael Bullingham, and Francesca O’Neil, “The Invisibility of Trans Men in Sport and Contested Concepts of ‘Fairness’, ‘Safety’ and ‘Inclusion’”
Chair: John William DevineChair: John RussellChair: Nancy Kane

12:15 – 1:45pm: Lunch, 22BBH

1:45 – 3:15pm: Parallel Sessions #8

Sport, Lifestyle, and Embodiment – 103 BBHIncluding Trans Athletes in Sport – 104 BBHSection 3 – 22 BBHConventionalism and Interpretivism – 350 HHD
Signe Hojbjerre Larsen, “What Is the Value of Urban Lifestyle Sports?”Nancy Kane, “Transgender and Gender Diverse Athletes: Ethics and U.S. Legislative Initiatives”Paul Gaffney, “Unwritten Rules in Sport”
Clayton Whalen, “Aristotle, Intelligence, and Touch: The Relationship Between Embodiment and Knowing”Adam Berg, “Trans Inclusion in Sport for Justice in Society”Alexander Pho, “Articulating the Sporting Moral Community: Augmenting Interpretivism with Constructive Ethical Pragmatism”

Kenji Ishigaki and Takayuki Hata, “School Physical Education as Education for Intercorporeality: An Investigation into ‘the Corporeal Generalized Other’ and the Corporeal ‘We’”

Jo Morrison and Eric Moore, “Real Performance-Enhancement or Placebo Performance-Enhancement: What do we Object to?”
Chair: Kevin KreinChair: Kenneth AggerholmChair: Jeong-Hyo Kim

3:15 – 3:30pm: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

3:30 – 5:00pm: Parallel Sessions #9

Normative Ethics – 103 BBHSoccer and Philosophy– 104 BBHSection 3 – 22 BBHJustice in Sport – 350 HHD
David Kilpatrick, “Staging More Meaningful Games: Cosmodern Drama and the Future of Football”Colleen English, “Can Sport Really Be Fair? Toward a Justice-Focused Sport”
Lukas Mares, “‘Good Sport’: Different Dimensions and their Constitutive Properties”

**Essay Contest Winner**

Lucien von Schomberg, “The Existential Responsibility of Being Creative: The KRC Genk Blueprint”Cesar Torres & Lopez Frias, “The Just Organized Youth Sport Team”
Douglas McLaughlin, “Conceding Defeat”Matija Mato Skerbic, “Humbleness and Modesty as Virtues in Football and the Way to Realise Mutualism: Case Zlatko Dalić”
Chair: Clayton WhalenChair: Nelson MoralesChair: Alun Hardman

5:00 – 5:15pm: Refreshment Break

(Video) Preparing a Successful Conference Abstract

5:15 – 6:15pm: Keynote, 2022-23 Warren Fraleigh Distinguished Scholar, “Rocks, scorned facts, and diamonds: Experience, recollection, and sport philosophy scholarship,” Doug Hochstetler, 22 BBH

6:45 – 8:00pm: A Summer Night with the Grasshopper, 22 BBH.

Organized by Cesar R. Torres and Francisco Javier López Frías.

Wednesday, August 17

9:00-10:30am: Parallel Sessions #10

Virtual – 103 BBHMartial Arts and Philosophy – 104 BBHMovement and Physical Education – 22 BBHSection 350 HHD
Jonas Holst, “The Illusion of Playing: A Tricky Triad Reconsidered”Jeong-Hyo Kim, Yoon-Shin Kang, and Oh-Ryun Kwon, “A Study on the Structure of Spirituality in Martial Arts”Ole Lund and Esben Stilund Volshoj, “Movement Freedom and How It May Be Taught in Physical Education Classes”
Yunus Tuncel, “Cruelty, Violence, and the Death Drive: Sport as a Field of Transfiguration”Ryaturo Ichihara, “Why Do Some Athletes Stop Being Athletes? A Phenomenological Critique of Sport as Entertainment in Relation to Western Sport and Japanese Budo”Paulo Boccati, Marcus Campos, and Odilon Roble, “Sports Communities in the Virtual Age: Covid-19, Personal Trainers, and MacIntyre”
Sigmund Loland, “Phenomenology of Gliding Sports”
Chair: Sandra MeeuwsenChair: Adam BergChair: Doug McLaughlin

10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee Break, 22 BBH

10:45 – 11:45am: Keynote, 2021-22 Warren Fraleigh Distinguished Scholar, “Flourishing, Purpose, and Temporality in Sport and Life – Living the Moment,” Jesús Ilundain-Agurruza, 22 BBH

12:00 – 1:15pm: IAPS Annual General Meeting 22 BBH

1:15 – 3:00pm: Lunch on your own

3:00 – 5:00pm: Optional Social Event, Penn State Arboretum/ All-Sports-Museum/ Palmer Museum of Art

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