POSTPONED: Philosophy of Medicine – Issues in Sport Feb 3rd Mike McNamee ‘Doping and the Spirit of Sport’

Due to unforeseen circumstances, today’s Philosophy of Medicine and Sport Workshop with Prof. Mike McNamee has been postponed (tbc)

Apologies for any inconvenience.

mikeMike J, McNamee, Professor of Applied Ethics, College of Engineering, Swansea University,  will be giving a paper on ‘Doping and the Spirit of Sport’.

Prof. McNamee is one of the world’s leading philosophers of sport. He is Founding Editor of the journal ‘Sport, Ethics and Philosophy’, Co-Editor of the Routledge “Ethics and Sport” Series. His books include ‘Sports, Virtues and Vices: Morality Plays‘ (2008) and ‘Sport, Medicine, and Ethics’ (2014).

Selected publications:

Professional guinea-pigs in the pharmaceutical research and elite sports industries: Visibility, Multiplicity, and Consistency, Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine 2013: 4(9) ,doi:10.1186/1747-5341-9-4 (with Silvia Camporesi)

Concussion in sports medicine ethics: policy, epistemic and ethical problems. The American Journal of Bioethics, 2013 (10), 15-17. (with B. Partridge)

Sports physicians and anti doping governance: between collusion and negligence (with Dikic, N et al) British Journal of Sports Medicine 2013 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091838 (online first)

Investigating eating disorders in elite gymnasts: Conceptual, ethical and methodological issues. European Journal of Sport Science 2014 (with J. Tan, A Bloodworth, and J Hewitt) DOI:10.1080/17461391.2012.728632

The Spirit of Sport and the medicalization of anti-doping: empirical and normative ethics, Asian Bioethics Review, 2013 4(4): 374-92.

Gene transfer for pain tolerance: A tool to cope with the intractable, or an unethical endurance-enhancing technology? Life Sciences, Society & Policy, (with Silvia Camporesi) 2012 8(1): 20-31.

You can read more about Mike’s research here, and see his full list of publications here.

Contacts for the event: Dr John William Devine and Dr Silvia Camporesi

All welcome to attend!

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