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Bioshock and Philosophy free pdf Considered a sign of the coming of age of video games as an artistic medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers vast philosophical ground. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book presents expert reflections by philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) on this critically acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite. * Reveals the philosophical questions raised through the artistic complexity, compelling characters and absorbing plots of this ground-breaking first-person shooter (FPS) * Explores what BioShock teaches the gamer about gaming, and the aesthetics of video game storytelling * Addresses a wide array of topics including Marxism, propaganda, human enhancement technologies, political decision-making, free will, morality, feminism, transworld individuality, and vending machines in the dystopian society of Rapture * Considers visionary game developer Ken Levine s depiction of Ayn Rand s philosophy, as well as the theories of Aristotle, de Beauvoir, Dewey, Leibniz, Marx, Plato, and others from the Hall of Philosophical Heroes

About Luke Cuddy

Luke Cuddy is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy atSouthwestern College in Chula Vista, CA. He edited The Legend ofZelda and Philosophy, World of Warcraft and Philosophy,and HALO and Philosophy. An avid guitar player as well asgamer, he continues to annoy his friends with impromptuperformances of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken . William Irwin (series editor) is Professor of Philosophy atKing s College, USA. He originated the philosophy and popularculture genre of books as co-editor of the bestselling TheSimpsons and Philosophy and has overseen titles including House and Philosophy, Batman and Philosophy, and Veronica Mars and Philosophy.

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Author : Luke Cuddy
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 12 June 2015
ISBN : 1118915860
EAN : 9781118915868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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