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    • The Sporting Exploration of the World: Toward a Fundamental Ontology of the Sporting Human Being 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      My perspective in this paper is to look at sport and other physical activities as a way of exploring and experimenting with the environing world. The human being is basically the homo movens – born to move. Furthermore, ...
    • Sporting knowledge and the problem of knowing how 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-04-17)
      In the Concept of Mind from 1949 Gilbert Ryle (1949/1963) distinguished between knowing how and knowing that. What was Ryle’s basic idea and how is the discussion going on in philosophy today? How can sport philosophy use ...
    • Telemark Skiing: The ultimate Norwegian sport and a class phenomenon 

      Breivik, Gunnar; Skille, Eivind Å. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      In this paper, we scrutinise telemark skiing with regard to gender, social class and other sociological variables. In so doing, our methodological approach involves applying Bourdieu’s framework to analyse the surveys – ...
    • The role of skill in sport 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Skill is obviously a central part of sports and should therefore be central in sport philosophic studies. My aim in this paper is to try to place skill in a wider context and thus give skill the place it deserves. I will ...
    • Trends in adventure sports in a post-modern society 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-02-12)
      The essay delineates main trends in the development of adventure sports and looks into possible future scenarios. Since the 1970s there has been an increase in adventure sports of various kinds. The concept 'adventure ...
    • What would a deep ecological sport look like? The example of Arne Naess 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Since the 1960s environmental problems have increasingly been on the agenda in Western countries. Global warming and climate change have increased concerns among scientists, politicians and the general population. While ...
    • Zombie-like or superconscious? A phenomenological and conceptual analysis of consciousness in elite sport 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-10-08)
      According to a view defended by Hubert Dreyfus and others, elite athletes are totally absorbed while they are performing, and they act non-deliberately without any representational or conceptual thinking. By using both ...