Popular Culture and Philosophy

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Soccer and Philosophy Scores (and Again . . .)

Posted on | May 12, 2010

Ted Richards’s volume, Soccer and Philosophy: Beautiful Thoughts on the Beautiful Game is out and bending it like Bentham–at least among the nation’s utilitarians. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have taken note.┬á And the Wall Street Journal is jumping all over the stadium in praise of Ted Richards’ team. “There is something for everyone in this witty and scholarly book,” enthuses John Heilpern.


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