BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book (The by Luke Cuddy

By Luke Cuddy

thought of an indication of the ‘coming of age’ of games as an inventive medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers significant philosophical flooring. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational video game, Rational Book presents specialist reflections by means of philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) in this severely acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite.

  • Reveals the philosophical questions raised in the course of the creative complexity, compelling characters and soaking up plots of this ground-breaking first-person shooter (FPS)
  • Explores what BioShock teaches the gamer approximately gaming, and the aesthetics of online game storytelling
  • Addresses a big selection of themes together with Marxism, propaganda, human enhancement applied sciences, political decision-making, unfastened will, morality, feminism, transworld individuality, and merchandising machines within the dystopian society of Rapture
  • Considers visionary online game developer Ken Levine’s depiction of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, in addition to the theories of Aristotle, de Beauvoir, Dewey, Leibniz, Marx, Plato, and others from the corridor of Philosophical Heroes

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