Sports and Philosophy: A Review Paper


  • Mahak Lovely Professional University.
  • Kanika Lovely Professional University.


Sports, physical activity, pleasure, philosophy


Sports mean physical activity which involves casual and organized participation. Aim of sports is to
improve the physical ability and provide pleasure to participant and spectators. Philosophy in
sports basically tries to solve the issues in sports related to the activity of human beings. Sports are
achieving heights day by day but on the same side there are certain downfall in standard on the
moral and ethical values of the athlete and all the members who are concerned with it. If we really
want sports to be on its heights first of all we have to teach moral and ethical values and it can only
possible with the help of philosophy. Philosophy is the only subject which deals with summum
bonum which means supreme good or supreme end at which we aim.

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Mahak, & Kanika. (2016). Sports and Philosophy: A Review Paper. BRICS JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 6(4), 166-167. Retrieved from