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The deadline for the Call for Papers for the IAPS conference has been extended until April 7, 2016. The conference will be held September 20-24, 2016 in Olympia, Greece. The official CFP and other information about the confer...
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Submission deadline approaching: February 1, 2016. Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies (of which I am a co-editor) is soliciting contributions for a Spring 2016 symposium on normative issues in pla...
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CFP (Reason Papers): Philosophy of Play
Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies (of which I am a co-editor) is soliciting contributions for a Spring 2016 symposium on normative issues in play. The journal invites submissions that explore the nature of play; its development...
Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies (of which I am a co-editor) is soliciting contributions for a Spring 2016 symposium on normative issues in play. The journal invites submissions that explore the...
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As some of my readers are aware, I recently joined Reason Paper s as co-editor. I’m very excited about this opportunity! Here’s a little about the journal from Reason Papers ’s website: Reason Papers is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal appearing online tw...
As some of my readers are aware, I recently joined Reason Paper</i>s as co-editor. I’m very excited about this opportunity! Here’s a little about the journal from Reason Papers</i>’s website: Reason Papers is a peer-reviewed...
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The 4th annual Sport Studies Symposium was held April 24, 2015. In this episode, the symposium participants discuss the ideas raised by the papers given at the symposium. In the first half of the episode, Mike Perry and Shawn...
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New Book: Steve Jobs and Philosophy: For Those Who Think Different
My new book, Steve Jobs and Philosophy: For Those Who Think Different , will be out in late-April. You can pre-order on Amazon.com . Table of Contents: I. T he Crazy One 1. The Reality Distortion Field of Steve Jobs by James Edwin Mahon 2. Counter-Culture C...
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This year's IAPS session at the Central APA meeting in Chicago is featuring three papers that tackle issues in defining the concept of 'sport'. I hope to see you there! Time: Saturday, March 5: 12:15–2:15 p.m Topic: Defining...
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Conference CFA: International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS) The 44th IAPS conference will be held September 20-24, 2016 in Olympia, Greece sponsored by Fonte Aretusa and hosted at the International Olympic...
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Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies (of which I am a co-editor) is soliciting contributions for a Spring 2016 symposium on normative issues in play. We invite submissions that explore the nature of...
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CFP: Studies in Philosophy of Sport
Call for Book Proposals for new series: Studies in Philosophy of Sport The Studies in Philosophy of Sport series from Lexington Books encourages scholars from all disciplines to inquire into the nature, importance, and qualities of sport and related activit...
Call for Book Proposals for new series: Studies in Philosophy of Sport The Studies in Philosophy of Sport series from Lexington Books encourages scholars from all disciplines to inquire into the nature, importance, and qualit...
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New Guest Post: The Top 10 Principle. Christopher Robinson discusses the problems in making Top 10 lists of the greatest baseball players. (Participate by putting your own top 10 list in the blog comments).
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Assistant Professor of Philosophy
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  • Rockford University
    Assistant Professor, 2007 - present
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My guiding principle, abridged: Seek your best and don't be a jerk.
Introduction
I am a philosopher specializing in ethics, popular culture, and the philosophy of sport. I am also the Sports Ethicist


I have a MA and Ph.D in Philosophy from Arizona State University. I co-edited and contributed to Harry Potter and Philosophy  and Steve Jobs and Philosophy from Open Court PublishingI also edit the book series _Studies in the Philosophy of Sport_ from Lexington Books. 

Education
  • Arizona State University
    Philosophy PhD, 2010
  • Arizona State University
    Philosophy MA, 2001
  • Tufts University
    English BA, 1995