Essays

Some of m academic work from the couple of years at university, though my current views on the subjects don’t necessarily reflect exactly what is written.

Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Spirit of Sport

This essay was part of my honours degree. In it I discuss various formulations of the spirit of sport and examine whether any of them are compatible with allowing the use of performance enhancing drugs.

Should Oscar Pistorius be Allowed to Compete at the Olympic Games?

My Masters Thesis in which I argue that Pistorius should not be allowed to compete against able-bodied athletes on the grounds that his reliance on technical aids means that he is competing in a different sport to them.

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