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Philosophy through video games / Jon Cogburn and Mark Silcox.

By: Cogburn, Jon.
Contributor(s): Silcox, Mark.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2009Description: xii, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415988575 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415988578 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780415988582 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415988586 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415997584 (e-book); 0415997585 (e-book).Subject(s): Video games -- Philosophy
Contents:
I, player : the puzzle of personal identity (MMORPGS and virtual communities) -- The game inside the mind, the mind inside the game (The Nintendo Wii gaming console) -- "Realistic blood and gore" : do violent games make violent gamers? (first-person shooters) -- Games and God's goodness (world-builder and tycoon games) -- The metaphysics of interactive art (puzzle and adventure games) -- Artificial and human intelligence (single-player RPGs) -- Epilogue: Video games and the meaning of life.
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GV 1469.3 .C645 2009 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101032648
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-190) and index.

I, player : the puzzle of personal identity (MMORPGS and virtual communities) -- The game inside the mind, the mind inside the game (The Nintendo Wii gaming console) -- "Realistic blood and gore" : do violent games make violent gamers? (first-person shooters) -- Games and God's goodness (world-builder and tycoon games) -- The metaphysics of interactive art (puzzle and adventure games) -- Artificial and human intelligence (single-player RPGs) -- Epilogue: Video games and the meaning of life.

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