MIKE AUSTIN

Mike Austin teaches philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University. He is author and editor of several books, including The Olympics and Philosophy, and he writes the “Ethics for Everyone” blog for Psychology Today. Mike is on Twitter at @michaelwaustin

Posts by Mike Austin

When Sports Go Bad, How Can Fans Be Good?
When Sports Go Bad, How Can Fans Be Good?
Does putting on our team's shirt mean that we cover up our sense of right and wrong? With the NFL engulfed in scandal over players' off-field offenses and wavering leadership by league officials, four of our writers discuss the line between fan loyalty and individual morality.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
After moving from Germany in 1926, Joseph Pilates opened a studio in New York City where he worked with injured boxers and dancers. The rigorous exercises he devised for physical rehabilitation soon attracted people looking to tone their bodies, including celebrities like Katherine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier.
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