This Week's Interview

Ireland 600 kg team in the European Championships 2009, original uploader Johnmoore6 at English Wikipedia

Philosophy and Sport

David Papineau

Sport can offer insights into philosophy and life in general, argues the philosophy professor and sports enthusiast. He chooses the best books on philosophy and sport. 

Pick a section...

***
***
***

Book of the Day

Buy

Statesman

by Plato

“It’s a very neglected dialogue of Plato’s, and wrongly so. ”

About Five Books

We ask experts and authors to recommend the best books in their subject and explain, in an interview, why they're important.

Have a look at all the different topics we cover on this page. Click through to browse recommended books either by interview (for in-depth discussions) or by book (for short quotes about them).


How to support us

One easy -- and free -- way to support us is that if you buy anything (not just books) from Amazon.com after visiting our site, we automatically get a 7% commission.

If you're more committed, you can become a member by making a donation of $75.