I recently posted some reflections on the NCAA and Unions from a twitter conversation with @pdenglert. There were several strands of thought going on in that string of tweets, and I wanted to pick back up on one of them I left out in the earlier post.
I noted that against the idea that athletics are potentially out of place in higher education, it could be countered that this position blatantly accepts a mind/body dualism.
@pdenglert but there is 1 counter argument here - that in a holistic sense, athletics is just another way of knowing/learning/etc.
— Zach Smith (@zsmith78) January 29, 2023
I would offer that such a dualism disregards what phenomenology might refer to as an embodied epistemology - that is, a physical way of knowing.
Read the rest of the article at religiosport.com.