Workshop on the Philosophy of Games ONLINE

October 24, 2020 - October 25, 2020

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Sponsor(s):

  • American Society for Aesthetics

Organisers:

Appalachian State University
University of Central Oklahoma

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Workshop on the Philosophy of Games

October 24-25

ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Games are obviously growing in cultural weight and importance. They also come in various forms, from board games to sports, videogames to game of make-believe, card games to roleplaying games. There are several philosophical questions that can and have been raised about games: what are games? What is their value? Can games be artworks, or possess aesthetic value? Are there ethical issues that arise with gameplay?

Please send an email to bartelcj (at) appstate.edu to register for the event. Once confirmed, a Zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance of the workshop.

Organizing Committee: Christopher Bartel (Appalachian State University), Mark Silcox (University of Central Oklahoma)

Selection Committee: Eva Dadlez, Zach Jurgensen, Shelby Moser, C. Thi Nguyen, Stephanie Patridge, John Sageng

This workshop is generously supported by a grant from the American Society for Aesthetics.

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October 23, 2020, 9:00pm EST

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3 people are attending:

Appalachian State University
Christopher Yorke
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#Games, #Video Games