This is the official website for Dr Emily Ryall, Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy of Sport, at the University of Gloucestershire.

Emily Ryall is a philosopher whose primary interests lie in philosophical issues related to sport, such as technology and fairness. She has appeared on national, local and international media such as BBC News 24, BBC Radio 4’s  Today and World at One programmes, ABC news, and BBC World Service. She has presented academic papers to international audiences and was invited to present at the Royal Institute for Philosophy as part of its special series on the Philosophy of Sport. She is also the author of Philosophy of Sport: Key Questions (2016), Philosophical Perspectives on Play (ed.) (2015)  The Philosophy of Play (ed.) (2013) and Critical Thinking for Sports Students (2010) as well as a number of book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles.

She is Associate Editor for the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, and former Chair of the British Philosophy of Sport Association.

Most presentations and some written publications found on this site are available to download. If you would like to read anything that isn’t currently available, then please contact Emily directly.

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The official website for Dr Emily Ryall