Show simple item record Von Alemann, Jasper 2021-12-20T15:05:20Z 2021-12-20T15:05:20Z 2015
dc.description.abstract Who is entitled to surf a wave? Despite its boom, surfing has seen little formal regulation of ocean waves, the scarce and precious resource at the heart of the sport. Among the few best practices that have emerged, surfers either wait their turn or take off on a wave when they are closer to the breaking point than others. However, three informal doctrines tacitly rule the sport and challenge the authority of such formal rules. Around the globe, surfers claim special rights to waves on behalf of their local affiliation to a spot, their better skills or their longer experience. This paper examines the moral plausibility of these informal doctrines – localism, performance, and seniority –, confronting them with theories of distributive justice. The analysis suggests that none of the three matters intrinsically, but that we need to add additional criteria to the local, high performing, or experienced surfer’s claim to make it plausible.
dc.format application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Universitat Pompeu Fabra
dc.source.uri FairPlay, Revista de Filosofia, Ética y Derecho del Deporte; Núm. 5 (2015)
dc.source.uri FairPlay, Revista de Filosofia, Ética y Derecho del Deporte; Núm. 5 (2015)
dc.source.uri 2014-9255
dc.subject.other Surfing
dc.subject.other Waves
dc.subject.other Distributive Justice
dc.subject.other Ethics
dc.subject.other Localism
dc.subject.other Performance
dc.subject.other Seniority
dc.title The Distributive Justice of Waves for Surfing
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 2019-11-20T12:56:58Z

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