"Good Sport" Author Thomas Murray at Cape Cod Museum of Art

February 3rd from 1 to 3 p.m.
Dr. Thomas H. Murray (Courtesy photo)

Author Dr. Thomas H. Murray

"Good Sport" Why Our Games Matter and How Doping Undermines Them

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Saturday, February 3, 2018 1 pm – 3 pm

Followed by Reception with light refreshments

$15; Free for CCMoA Guild Members

"Tom Murray is one of the world's leading sport ethicists.

His work has been admired and used by many engaged in sport integrity” - David Howman


At a time when doping is widespread in sports, The Guild of the Cape Cod Museum of Art presents Dr. Thomas H. Murray, a leading sports ethicist, to offer his insights gained in writing "Good Sport," a highly acclaimed book that examines the deeper meaning and the future of sport in our culture.


Some of the areas he explores are: Gender, Fairness and Meaning, Using and Misusing- Health and Safety, Natural Talents and How We Perfect Them, Is Anti-Doping possible?


 A reception follows the talk and Dr. Murray will be available to sign his book.

Reservations Recommended:  www.ccmoa.org/upcoming-events or call 508/384-4477 x 20


About Thomas H. Murray:

Thomas H. Murray is President Emeritus of The Hastings Center. He served as Presidential appointee on the National Bioethics Advisory Commission and as chair of its Genetics subcommittee. He has been president of the Society for Health and Human Values and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, and chaired the Ethical Issues Review Panel for the World Anti-Doping Agency. He is currently a member of the Independent IAAF Ethics Board.


About the book:


"Murray adeptly distills the complex art and science that has shaped the anti-doping program's determined pursuit of fairness. Through the adroit use of tangible examples in sports history, he connects the dots between anti-doping and pro-humanity arguments. By the conclusion of this journey, Murray's authoritative voice helps us discover that they are indeed one and the same." --Doug Glanville, Baseball Analyst, Author, Speaker, and Former MLB Player


"Tom Murray is one of the world's leading sport ethicists. His work has been admired and used by many engaged in sport integrity. This book weaves together his vast experiences into a work of significance. The first of its genre to be published, it is a wonderful book which will be hugely beneficial internationally." --David Howman, former Executive Director, World Anti-Doping Agency


"Good Sport is a moving exploration of issues involving doping and the deeper meaning of sports. The book combines facts, real-life examples and a passion for what we love and appreciate about sports, in order to mount a powerful argument for clean sport. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in sports doping or who cares about sports in general." --Gary Green, MD, Medical Director, Major League Baseball


About Cape Cod Museum of Art

Founded by artists in 1981, the Cape Cod Museum of Art preserves and celebrates the distinctive artistic identity of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.  CCMoA is a major hub of cultural growth and creativity that educates, inspires and excites the imagination through its outstanding art collection and diverse programming. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by a sculpture garden, the museum has seven galleries, a museum shop and film screening room. The museum is supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. 


CCMoA is located at 60 Hope Lane, just off Route 6A, on the same campus as the Cape Cinema and the Cape Cod Playhouse in Dennis, MA. Winter Hours are 10 am to 4 pm Thursday through Saturday and noon to 4pm on Sunday.  It is open on Thursdays from 4 – 7 with no admission fee.  General Admission is $9, $7 for seniors and students 19+ with school ID, $5 for students 13 to 18, and free for children 12 & under. For more information, see www.ccmoa.org or call (508) 385-4477.  Follow on FB and Instagram.

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