Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 42 (2):287-297 (2015)

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S.P. (Sam) Morris
Miami University, Ohio
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The two-part thesis of this work is that Native mascots are morally wrong but that they do not warrant proscription. They are wrong because they propagate false or misleading beliefs about others and contribute to disrespectful misrelationships. This moral wrong lacks the weight to warrant proscription because of the countervailing weight of free-expression and the fact that Native mascots are mere offensive nuisances rather than profound offenses. Because Native mascots are morally wrong they ought to be challenged and resisted, but without recourse to legislature
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Stereotypes And Stereotyping: A Moral Analysis.Lawrence Blum - 2004 - Philosophical Papers 33 (3):251-289.
Representing Redskins: The Ethics of Native American Team Names.Peter Lindsay - 2008 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 35 (2):208-224.
Philosophical Aspects of Sports Symbolism.C. D. Herrera - 2001 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 28 (1):107-116.

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The Trouble With Stereotypes: A Reply To Morris.Peter Lindsay - 2015 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 42 (2):299-305.

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