Philosophy and Soccer

By | January 10, 2015


A humorous reminder that there is something very strange about this game.

Though, more recently, a series of philosophers have also shown that there are many ways to use soccer to think of what it is to be human.


Category: Philosophy

About Laurent Dubois

I am Professor of Romance Studies and History and the Director of the Forum for Scholars & Publics at Duke University. I founded the Soccer Politics blog in 2009 as part of a course on "World Cup and World Politics" taught at Duke University. I'm currently teaching the course under the title "Soccer Politics" here at Duke. My books include Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France (University of California Press, 2010) and The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer (Basic Books, 2018)

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