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Shawn E. Klein

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I am a philosopher specializing in ethics, popular culture, and the philosophy of sport. I co-edited Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts (2004). I edited Steve Jobs and Philosophy (2015) and Defining Sport (2017). I blog at Philosophyblog.com and SportsEthicist.com. I also edit the book series _Studies in the Philosophy of Sport_ from Lexington Books. I have a M.A and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Arizona State University. I am lecturer in Philosophy at Arizona State University.

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