Dr Emily Ryall


Dr Emily Ryall is a Reader in Applied Philosophy at the University of Gloucestershire. Emily has appeared on and written for national, local and international media such as The Moral Maze, BBC News 24, BBC Radio 4’s Today, The World Tonight and World at One programmes, ABC news, The New York Times, The Guardian and BBC World Service.

She has given talks on issues related to sport, games and play to international audiences around the world. She is also the author of Philosophy of Sport: Key Questions (2016), Philosophy of Play as Life (ed.) (2017) Philosophical Perspectives on Play (ed.) (2015)  The Philosophy of Play (ed.) (2013) and Critical Thinking for Sports Students (2010) as well as a number of book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles.