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- Jones Robyn, Edwards Christian & I. A. Tuim Viotto Filho, Activity Theory, Complexity and Sports Coaching: An Epistemology for a Discipline.
- Robert Pepperell, Seeing Without Objects: Visual Indeterminacy and Art.
- Stephen Thompson, MeAT Publicity Poster.
- Clive Cazeaux, Kant and Metaphor in Contemporary Aesthetics.My research examines metaphor as a transformational process that is central to knowledge, and seeks to show how a philosophical analysis of metaphor can further inform our understanding of its role in knowledge. In this article I consider metaphor in relation to Kant’s impact on contemporary aesthetics. In part 1, I give a brief explanation for the popularity of metaphor as a research area, and suggest that much of the thinking behind this research can be traced back to Kant. I (...)
- Cristina Figueroa-Domecq, Annette Pritchard, Monica Segovia-Perez, Nigel Morgan & Teresa Villace-Molinero, Tourism Gender Research: A Critical Accounting.
- S. John Perkins, The Strategic Decision Making and Match Preparations of Expert Rugby Union Coaches.This investigation has attempted to reveal the processes by which expert rugby union coaches determined match strategy for particular matches, the knowledge that facilitated this decision-making and how the coach acquired and developed this knowledge. Such enquiry was deemed important due to two factors: firstly the apparent centrality of the Coach's strategic direction of his team's performance to the pursuit of competitive success. Also a strong positive relationship postulated by several researchers, between expertise and the nature and effectiveness of the (...)
- Clive Cazeaux, Epistemology and Sensation.Sensation is recognized by epistemology as one of the sources of knowledge, alongside memory, testimony, reason, induction and introspection, but this has not always been the case. It is a defining feature of modern epistemology that the senses provide valuable information about the world that cannot be reached through reason alone. However, because the senses can have an intensity and uniqueness that is difficult to describe, it is sometimes not entirely clear what they offer as knowledge, or even whether epistemology (...)
- Ruth H. Johns, An Examination of the Critical Experiences That Lead to the Development and Understanding of Professional Practice Philosophy.Establishing a professional philosophy is important in determining effective service delivery. Research in applied sport psychology has identified some components of the development process. This article aims to further understand the development of practitioners‟ professional philosophies by focusing upon critical experiences. Interviews were the chosen method of data collection, and focused on times of training and career following training, and explored the role as a supervisor. Results revealed 20 higher-order and 48 lower-order themes. Three key areas in development included exposure, (...)
- Stephen Thompson, Semi-Infinite Bodies: Towards a Critical Language of the Unapparent.Paper presented at the Wearable Futures Conference, University of Wales, Newport. The conference was coordinated by the Smart Clothes and Wearable Technologies research centre.No categories
- Giorgio Hlad, Secondary School Physical Educators' Philosophies Regarding Competition and its Effective Implementation in PE.This paper explored PE teachers’ philosophies regarding competition and its effective utilization in secondary schools. The PE teachers in question consisted of three male and three female participants, all of which derived from comprehensive secondary schools. The participants had a mean age of 31.5 years and a mean of 8.8 years teaching experience. A qualitative research methodology was adopted through the use of semistructured interviews, all of which lasted between 19 and 32 minutes. The interviews incorporated questions associated with Epstein’s (...)No categories