Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

University of Chicago Press (2009)
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The ancient background -- Weiss and the pursuit of bodily excellence -- Huizinga and the homo ludens hypothesis -- Feezell, moderation, and irony -- The process of becoming virtuous.

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Daniel Dombrowski
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