REOPENED: Call for Abstracts: Minecraft and Philosophy

[Deadline for Abstracts extended to March 23rd 2015] Minecraft and Philosophy Edited by Ian Schnee The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series   Please circulate and re-post widely   Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium. Submission…

Call for Abstracts: Minecraft and Philosophy

Minecraft and Philosophy Edited by Ian Schnee The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series   Please circulate and re-post widely   Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium. Submission Guidelines: Submission deadline for abstracts (100-500 words) and…

Computer Games and Philosophy

By William Irwin I’m currently working on BioShock and Philosophy with volume editor Luke Cuddy. So far I’ve seen some terrific papers on personal identity, freedom, and possible worlds. I think it’s clear that some video games are works of art that are worthy of philosophical attention. It looks like I’m not alone in this…