Philosophy Department

Dr. Pam R. Sailors

Pam R. Sailors

Email

Phone

417-836-5529

(work)

Office

Strong Hall 207

Department

College of Hum and Pub Affairs

Postal mail

Missouri State University
College of Hum and Pub Affairs
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Associate Dean

Education

PhD, 1996, University of Georgia

Teaching

  • PHI 513 Bioethics
  • PHI 319 Feminist Philosophy
  • PHI 350 Philosophy and Public Affairs
  • PHI 345 Theories of Ethics
  • PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
  • PHI 105 Logic and Critical Thinking
  • PHI 300 Philosophical Ideas in Literature
  • PHI 302 Environmental Ethics

 

Research and professional interests

Topics

  • Philosophy of sport
  • Bioethics
  • Feminist philosophy

Selected book chapters

  • Sailors, P. (2014). "Conceivable Horizons of Equality in Sport". In Cesar Torres (Ed.), The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport (pp. 295-305).

Selected refereed journal articles

  • Sailors, P. (2015). "Personal Foul: an evaluation of the moral status of football". Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 42(2), 269-286.
  • Sailors, P., Hochstetler, D. (2015). "Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: A Critical Analysis of Pacing". Journal of the Philosophy of Sport.
  • Sailors, P., Rosenberg, D. (2014). "Racers, Pacers, Gender and records: On the Meaning of Sport Competition and Competitors". Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, 8(2), 172-190.
  • Sailors, P., Teetzel, S., Weaving, C. (2014). "Lentius, Inferius, Debilius: the ethics of 'not trying' on the Olympic Stage". Sport in Society, 18(1), 17-27.
  • Sailors, P. (2014). "Mixed Competition and Mixed Messages". Journal of the Philosophy of Sport/Routledge, 41(1), 65-77.
  • Sailors, P., Teetzel, S., Weaving, C. (2014). "Bad Girls Can't Win". Atrium/Northwestern University(12), 12-15.

Selected book reviews

  • Sailors, P. (2015, July). Review of Randolph Feezel, Sport, Philosophy, and Good Lives. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 42(2), 311-315.

Other selected intellectual contributions

  • Weaving, C., Sailors, P., Teetzel, S., Schneider, A., Edwards, L., Davis, P. (2013). "Collective Response to 'Sport in Transition: Making Sport in Canada More Responsible for Gender Inclusivity'".

Awards and honors

  • Theta Chi Fraternity Outstanding Faculty Member, Theta Chi Fraternity, 2005
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Member, Missouri State University, 2002
  • Research Award, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, 2002
  • Service Award, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, 2001
  • Teaching Award, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, 1998