What is it about?

A close reading of Bernard Suits' account of strategic fouling.

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Why is it important?

Suits' justification for breaking a rule for tactical reasons has puzzled many interpreters. This paper is a close reading of the relevant passage from 'The Grasshopper'.


This topic has important implication for how we play sports today. My position is that the strategic foul is something that must be resisted.

Miroslav Imbrisevic
Heythrop College/University of London

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This page is a summary of: Suits on Strategic Fouling, Sport Ethics and Philosophy, March 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/17511321.2019.1584827.
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