About

About IAPS

IAPS was originally established in 1972 as the Philosophic Society for the Study of Sport but changed its name in 1999. The purpose of the organization is to stimulate, encourage, and promote study, research, and writing in the philosophy of sporting (and related) activity; to demonstrate the relevance of philosophic thought concerning sport to matters of professional concern; to organize and conduct meetings concerning the philosophy of sport; to issue publications concerning the philosophy of sport; to support and to cooperate with local, national, and international organizations of similar purpose; to affiliate with national and international organizations of similar purpose; and to engender national, regional, and continental affiliates devoted to the philosophic study of sport.