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AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics

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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Human Nature as a Promising Concept to Make Sense of the Spirit of Sport
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    Chapter 2 Self, Other, Play, Display and Humanity: Development of a Five-Level Model for the Analysis of Ethical Arguments in the Athletic Enhancement Debate
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    Chapter 3 Is Human Enhancement Unnatural and Would This Be an Ethical Problem?
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    Chapter 4 Dignified Doping: Truly Unthinkable? An Existentialist Critique of ‘Talentocracy’ in Sports
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    Chapter 5 Subhuman, Superhuman, and Inhuman: Human Nature and the Enhanced Athlete
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    Chapter 6 Prometheus on Dope: A Natural Aim for Improvement or a Hubristic Drive to Mastery?
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    Chapter 7 Outliers, Freaks, and Cheats: Constituting Normality in the Age of Enhancement
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    Chapter 8 Doping Use As an Artistic Crime: On Natural Performances and Authentic Art
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    Chapter 9 Something from Nothing or Nothing from Something? Performance-Enhancing Drugs, Risk, and the Natures of Contest and of Humans
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    Chapter 10 Transhuman Athletes and Pathological Perfectionism: Recognising Limits in Sports and Human Nature
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    Chapter 11 “Definitely Not for Women”: An Online Community’s Reflections on Women’s Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Recreational Sports
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    Chapter 12 Toward a Situated and Dynamic Understanding of Doping Behaviors
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    Chapter 13 Restoring or Enhancing Athletic Bodies: Oscar Pistorius and the Threat to Pure Performance
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    Chapter 14 Sports Physicians, Human Nature, and the Limits of Medical Enhancement
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    Chapter 15 Anti-doping Policies: Choosing Between Imperfections
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    Chapter 16 A Simple Regulatory Principle for Performance-Enhancing Technologies: Too Good to Be True?
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AthleticEnhancement, Human Nature and Ethics
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Springer Netherlands, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5101-9
978-9-40-075100-2, 978-9-40-075101-9

Jan Tolleneer, Sigrid Sterckx, Pieter Bonte

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Unknown 8 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 4 50%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 13%
Student > Bachelor 1 13%
Other 1 13%
Researcher 1 13%
Other 0 0%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 4 50%
Arts and Humanities 1 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 13%
Social Sciences 1 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 13%
Other 0 0%