November 23, 2010 / Theology
The value of football is found not in fame and fortune, but rather in the potential it provides for cultivating moral and athletic excellence.
Michael W. Austin is the editor of Football and Philosophy: Going Deep (University Press of Kentucky, 2008). He is associate professor of philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University, specializing in ethics and philosophy of religion. His most recent books are Wise Stewards: Philosophical Foundations of Christian Parenting (Kregel, 2009) and Cycling—Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). He also authors a blog at Psychology Today, Ethics for Everyone (http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ethics-everyone).