Two trends in humanities and social studies of modern sport

Professor, Dr.Sc.Phil. M.Ya. Saraf
Moscow State Institute of Culture, Moscow

In today's humanities and social studies about sport the author identifies two main trends in its development. The first, long-standing one explores sport as a sociocultural phenomenon and is focused manly on the place and role of sport in society and its relationship with other spheres of social life - economic, political, artistic, religious, etc. The second one, developed in line with philosophical anthropology, has been developed quite recently and its subject is based on the existential issues of the coordinator of sports activity: its humanistic content.

Keywords: sport, functioning, development, socio-cultural content, socio-humanitarian knowledge.

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