Skip to main content
Search search
Mobile Search:
R. Scott Kretchmar
R. Scott Kretchmar, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Exercise and Sport Science
Summary Statement

Scott Kretchmar's research interests include the metaphysics and ethics of games, play, and sport anthropological philosophy, in particular, the role of games and play in human evolution and theory of mind and the intellectual requirements of sporting activity.

Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
Education
  • Ph.D., 1971, Physical Education, University of Southern California
  • B.A., 1966, Physical Education (Minor, Religion), Oberlin College
+ See All - See Less
Phone
Email
Office Address
268K Recreation Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-865-1275
Specializations
  • Philosophy and values of physical activity
  • Ethics of sport
  • Games and the evolution of human intelligence
Grants and Research Projects

The metaphysics and ethics of games, play, and sport. Anthropological philosophy, in particular, the role of games and play in human evolution. Theory of mind and the intellectual requirements of sporting activity.

Publications