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 a creative medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers gigantic philosophical flooring. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational online game, Rational Book presents professional reflections by way of philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) in this severely acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite.

  • Reveals the philosophical questions raised throughout 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, loose will, morality, feminism, transworld individuality, and merchandising machines within the dystopian society of Rapture
  • Considers visionary video 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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