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The Resource Basketball and philosophy : thinking outside the paint, edited by Jerry L. Walls and Gregory Bassham ; with a foreword by Dick Vitale

Basketball and philosophy : thinking outside the paint, edited by Jerry L. Walls and Gregory Bassham ; with a foreword by Dick Vitale

Label
Basketball and philosophy : thinking outside the paint
Title
Basketball and philosophy
Title remainder
thinking outside the paint
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jerry L. Walls and Gregory Bassham ; with a foreword by Dick Vitale
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With a Foreword by Dick Vitale What can the film Hoosiers teach us about the meaning of life? How can ancient Eastern wisdom traditions, such as Taoism and Zen Buddhism, improve our jump-shots? What can the "Zen Master" (Phil Jackson) and the "Big Aristotle" (Shaquille O'Neal) teach us about sustained excellence and success? Is women's basketball "better" basketball? How, ethically, should one deal with a strategic cheater in pickup basketball? With NBA and NCAA team rosters constantly changing, what does it mean to play for the "same team"? What can coaching legends Dean Smith, Rick Pitino, page
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
796.323
Index
index present
LC call number
GV885
LC item number
.B343 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walls, Jerry L
  • Bassham, Gregory
Series statement
The philosophy of popular culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Basketball
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Basketball
Label
Basketball and philosophy : thinking outside the paint, edited by Jerry L. Walls and Gregory Bassham ; with a foreword by Dick Vitale
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tip-off : hoops, pop culture, and philosophy -- First quarter : baseline values, enduring lessons -- Building communities one gym at a time : communitarianism and the decline of small-town basketball / Stephen H. Webb -- To hack or not to hack? (the big) Aristotle, excellence, and moral decision-making / Thomas D. Kennedy -- Basketball purists : blind sentimentalists or insightful critics? / R. Scott Kretchmar -- Hardwood dojos : what basketball can teach us about character and success / Gregory Bassham and Mark Hamilton -- What would Machiavelli do? Confronting the strategic cheater in pickup basketball / Regan Lance Reitsma -- Basketball, violence, forgiveness, and healing / Luke Witte -- The breaks of the game : luck and fairness in basketball / Scott A. Davison -- The beauty of the game / Peg Brand and Myles Brand -- Second quarter : prime-time players, coaches, and sages -- The Zen master and the big Aristotle : cultivating a philosopher in the low post / Fritz Allhoff and Anand J. Vaidya -- Wilt versus Russell : excellence on the hardwood / David K. O'Connor -- The wizard versus the general : why Bob Knight is a greater coach than John Wooden / Jerry L. Walls -- Third quarter : shooting from the perimeter -- The dao of hoops / Dirk Dunbar -- Hoop dreams, blacktop realities : basketball's role in the social construction of black manhood / Bernard Jackson Jr. -- She got game : basketball and the perfectly developed woman / Deborah A. Wallace and James M. Wallace -- Fourth quarter : metaphysical madness -- Shooting with confidence / Kevin Kinghorn -- The hot hand in basketball : illusion or reality? / Steven D. Hales -- Philosophers can't jump : reflections on living time and space in basketball / Tim Elcombe -- Playing for the same team again / Matthew H. Slater and Achille C. Varzi -- Plato and Aristotle on the role of soul in taking the rock to the hole / Daniel B. Gallagher -- The basket that never was / Thomas P. Flint -- Hoosiers and the meaning of life / Michael L. Peterson -- The lineup
Control code
166262240
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 286 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813138145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt2hgcq5
  • 65cef4bd-e2b2-4ffd-a17a-a22cecdf1d75
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166262240
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Basketball and philosophy : thinking outside the paint, edited by Jerry L. Walls and Gregory Bassham ; with a foreword by Dick Vitale
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tip-off : hoops, pop culture, and philosophy -- First quarter : baseline values, enduring lessons -- Building communities one gym at a time : communitarianism and the decline of small-town basketball / Stephen H. Webb -- To hack or not to hack? (the big) Aristotle, excellence, and moral decision-making / Thomas D. Kennedy -- Basketball purists : blind sentimentalists or insightful critics? / R. Scott Kretchmar -- Hardwood dojos : what basketball can teach us about character and success / Gregory Bassham and Mark Hamilton -- What would Machiavelli do? Confronting the strategic cheater in pickup basketball / Regan Lance Reitsma -- Basketball, violence, forgiveness, and healing / Luke Witte -- The breaks of the game : luck and fairness in basketball / Scott A. Davison -- The beauty of the game / Peg Brand and Myles Brand -- Second quarter : prime-time players, coaches, and sages -- The Zen master and the big Aristotle : cultivating a philosopher in the low post / Fritz Allhoff and Anand J. Vaidya -- Wilt versus Russell : excellence on the hardwood / David K. O'Connor -- The wizard versus the general : why Bob Knight is a greater coach than John Wooden / Jerry L. Walls -- Third quarter : shooting from the perimeter -- The dao of hoops / Dirk Dunbar -- Hoop dreams, blacktop realities : basketball's role in the social construction of black manhood / Bernard Jackson Jr. -- She got game : basketball and the perfectly developed woman / Deborah A. Wallace and James M. Wallace -- Fourth quarter : metaphysical madness -- Shooting with confidence / Kevin Kinghorn -- The hot hand in basketball : illusion or reality? / Steven D. Hales -- Philosophers can't jump : reflections on living time and space in basketball / Tim Elcombe -- Playing for the same team again / Matthew H. Slater and Achille C. Varzi -- Plato and Aristotle on the role of soul in taking the rock to the hole / Daniel B. Gallagher -- The basket that never was / Thomas P. Flint -- Hoosiers and the meaning of life / Michael L. Peterson -- The lineup
Control code
166262240
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 286 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813138145
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hgcq5
  • 65cef4bd-e2b2-4ffd-a17a-a22cecdf1d75
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)166262240
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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