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The Ethical Context of Justifying Anti-Doping Attitudes: Critical Reflections

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The reflections presented in the paper are not normative (in general, it can be
said, that they do not create moral values and demands). The presented
reflections particularly stress the sense, essence, meaning, and identity of
sport in the context of moral demands. A disquisition pointing out that sports
and sport-related doping can be situated beyond the moral good and evil
must be considered precisely as metaethical, and leads in a consciously
controversial way to fully defining the identity of sport in general, as well as
the identity of particular sports disciplines.These reflections also refer to the issue concerning the identity of sports
philosophy, i.e. general deliberations and specific issues concerning, for
example, the factual and cognitive status of normative ethics in sport.It is impossible to overestimate the role and meaning of metaethical
reflection in the context of substantiating moral demands in sports as well as
in the context of practical results of expectations. This metaethical reflection
not only extends self-knowledge, but also contributes to the metaphilosophy
of sports. The degree of the development of self-knowledge – both the
metaethics of sports and the metaphilosophy of sports – is also a very
important declaration, and a sign of general maturity of the philosophy of
sports (Kosiewicz 2008/2009, pp. 5-38).
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