Ashland Professor Writes Chapter in Sports Ethics Book

Ashland Professor Writes Chapter in Sports Ethics Book

6/4/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Dr. Mark Hamilton, associate professor of philosophy at Ashland University, has written a chapter titled “Coaching, Gamesmanship and Intimidation” for the book “The Ethics of Coaching Sports: Moral, Social and Legal Issues” edited by Robert Simon.  The book was printed in 2013 by Westview Press and is available online.

Hamilton’s chapter deals with many aspects of coaching and gamesmanship as well as intimidation and bullying as gamesmanship. His chapter also includes sections on clarifications on bullying, targets of the bully coach and creating fear.

Hamilton teaches courses in ethics, philosophy of religion, and general philosophy as well as a popular course in sports ethics. He has published numerous journal and magazine articles as well as chapters in books, including “Baseball and Philosophy,” “Basketball and Philosophy,” and “Theology, Ethics and Transcendence in Sport.”

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.