José Maria Cagigal’s contribution to human sciences applied to sport (and physical education)

Javier Olivera Betrán

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Olivera Betrán, J. (2001). José Maria Cagigal's contribution to human sciences applied to sport (and physical education). Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 64, 86-100.

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Abstract

Jose Maria Cagigal was a thinker and an intellectual who has left his mark in the areas of knowledge corresponding to the human sciences that we have considered: philosophy, psychology, psychopedagogy, sociology and prospective. Despite frequently being considered a philosopher and a pedagogue, Cagigal cannot be professionally pigeonholed into any of the assigned disciplines, nor did he belong to any ideological tendency or movement nor any political party. Above all, he was a humanist who made use of the different human sciences and applied them to Sport and to physical education, through a philosophical interpretation.

Keywords: Contribution, human sciences, Jose Maria Cagigal, Physical Education, Sport.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Published: April 01, 2001