In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

In Motion At Rest The Event of the Athletic Body In Motion At Rest takes up the event as a philosophical problem from a novel perspective Grant Farred examines three infamous events in sport arguing that theorizing the event through sport makes po

  • Title: In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body
  • Author: Grant Farred
  • ISBN: 9780816650248
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Motion, At Rest takes up the event as a philosophical problem from a novel perspective Grant Farred examines three infamous events in sport, arguing that theorizing the event through sport makes possible an entirely original way of thinking about it.In the first event, Ron Artest committed a flagrant foul in a National Basketball Association game, which provoked fans tIn Motion, At Rest takes up the event as a philosophical problem from a novel perspective Grant Farred examines three infamous events in sport, arguing that theorizing the event through sport makes possible an entirely original way of thinking about it.In the first event, Ron Artest committed a flagrant foul in a National Basketball Association game, which provoked fans to hurl both invectives and beer cups Artest and some teammates then attacked the fans Drawing from Alain Badiou, Farred suggests that this event extends far beyond Artest and into the actions of many others, including those of Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, and Emmett Till In the second event Eric Cantona a professional footballer soccer player was ejected from a game On his way to the locker room a fan verbally assaulted him, and in response Cantona kicked the fan Farred utilizes Gilles Deleuze s insights on cinema to theorize the most famous kung fu kick in football In the third event, Zinedine Zidane, captain of the French national team, head butted an opposing player Applying concepts from Jacques Derrida, Farred explores xenophobia and the politics of immigration.Throughout, Farred shows how what was already inherent in the event is opened to new possibilities for understanding ontological being by thinking about sport philosophically.

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