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Encounters: Athletes and Ideals

Louise Martin, Vice Chair of the Organising Committee of Commonwealth Games Scotland, chairs this discussion on what sport means to us today and the values of the classical Greek athlete. With Angus Farquhar, Creative Director of NVA’s Speed of Light, runner and writer Robin Harvie and Professor Douglas Cairns, specialist in the ethics of ancient Greek society at the University of Edinburgh.

14 August 2012

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