Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 33 (2):125-143 (2006)

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Simon Beck
University of the Western Cape
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Our purpose in this article is to draw attention to a connection that obtains between two dilemmas from two separate spheres: sports and the law. It is our contention that umpires in the game of cricket may face a dilemma that is similar to a dilemma confronted by legal decision makers and that comparing the nature of the dilemmas, and the arguments advanced to solve them, will serve to advance our understanding of both the law and games.
Keywords Constructive interpretation  Philosophy of sport  Hard cases  Legal Positivism
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DOI 10.1080/00948705.2006.9714697
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