Why teamwork is not a virtue - a response to Gaffney

Ryall, Emily S (2015) Why teamwork is not a virtue - a response to Gaffney. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 42 (1). pp. 57-62. ISSN 0094-8705

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Abstract

This paper seeks to provide a response to Gaffney's analysis of teamwork by arguing that teamwork is morally neutral rather than a virtue in itself. This conclusion will be supported by examples which demonstrate how teamwork can develop and foster undesirable traits and practices such as resentment, contempt and the purely instrumental use of others in the achievement of desired ends.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: teamwork, respect, instrumentalism, Sartre, Bad-faith
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport & Exercise > Sport and Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Emily Ryall
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 16:28
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017 17:26
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/991

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