Dr. Jason Holt
Phone: (902) 585.1885
Office: School of Kinesiology Rm. 385f
Scholarly Interests and Expertise
- Philosophy of Sport and Leisure
- Philosophy and Popular Culture
Did you know...
- Jason’s book Kinetic Beauty: The Philosophical Aesthetics of Sport (Routledge) won the 2019 FPS Outstanding Research Project Award.
- Jason was shortlisted for the 2017 Canadian Philosophical Association Essay Prize (in the Professors category).
- Jason’s work in philosophy and popular culture has been translated into sixteen different languages.
- Jason’s edited book The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of Zen in the Art of Fake News (Wiley-Blackwell) has sold over 10,000 copies and was name-dropped by the actor Anne Hathaway.
- Jason’s book Blindsight and the Nature of Consciousness (Broadview) was shortlisted and received Honorable Mention for the 2005 Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize.
- Jason has published eight academic books and more than 50 essays.
- Jason has published 11 books of experimental poetry and fiction.
- Jason has over 40 media appearances.
- Jason won the 2006 Acadia University Club March Madness (No Limit) Texas Hold ’em poker tournament.
- Jason played second base for the 1984 Nova Scotia Provincial Peewee Fastpitch Champion Enfield Expos.
- Jason has an Erdös number of 4.