Kriss Akabusi MBE (Pt2) | Meaning in Movement after Elite Sport | Existentialism | Nietzsche | Authenticity

This is the second part of our discussion with Kriss Akabusi, MBE, on Meaningful Sport. Kriss is an Olympian, Motivational Speaker and Businessman. In his outstanding athletic career, he achieved three Olympic medals, as well as World, European and Commonwealth titles. In the first part of our discussion, Kriss shared some stories from his eliteContinue reading “Kriss Akabusi MBE (Pt2) | Meaning in Movement after Elite Sport | Existentialism | Nietzsche | Authenticity”

Professor Gunnar Breivik (Pt2) | Skydiving | Authenticity | Breakdown | Heidegger | Sport Philosophy

Listen to the episode here. Can we become more authentic through high-risk sports such as skydiving? And why are discontinuities and breakdowns important when we try to understand meaning in human life? In the second part of our discussion with Professor Gunnar Breivik, we delve deeper into Heidegger’ philosophy and key ideas including being-towards-death, authenticity,Continue reading “Professor Gunnar Breivik (Pt2) | Skydiving | Authenticity | Breakdown | Heidegger | Sport Philosophy”

Meaningful Sport – Prof Gunnar Breivik (Pt1) | Heidegger | Sport Philosophy | Sporting Human Being | Existentialism | Worldmaking | Exploration

https://paresearcher.podbean.com/e/breivik/ Professor Gunnar Breivik’s work has been foundational in the field of sport philosophy and especially in relation to existential philosophy in sport. For Gunnar, a human being is the homo movens and the homo ludens: a playful and active being that explores the world and its own possibilities. Often drawing on Heidegger’s philosophy andContinue reading “Meaningful Sport – Prof Gunnar Breivik (Pt1) | Heidegger | Sport Philosophy | Sporting Human Being | Existentialism | Worldmaking | Exploration”