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Title World of Warcraft and philosophy / edited by Luke Cuddy and John Nordlinger
Published Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, 2009


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 MELB  794.801 Cud/Wow  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 45
Popular culture and philosophy ; v. 45
Contents Contents note continued: 13.Role Playing in World of Warcraft as Cathartic Social Performance / Allan Baumer / Pauline Chan / Audrey Whitman -- 14.He's the Kind of Girl Who Wants Matching Daggers / Phill Alexander -- 15.In-Game Identities and Meatspace Mistakes / Tim Christopher -- Master Philosopher: Battle, Leadership, and Power -- 16.The Machiavellian Guild Leader / Moses Wolfenstein -- 17.There is No War in Warcraft / Ben Medler -- 18.Game Developers, Gods, and Surveillance / Christian Hoffstadt / Michael Nagenborg -- Grand Master Philosopher: (Meta)Physics, Reality, and Technology In and Out of Azeroth -- 19.Bits of Ogres, Bytes of Orcs / Kylie Prymus -- 20.Future Pasts of Magic and Deceit / Leon Spencer / Anna Janssen -- 21.Can I Have Unlimited Power in World of Warcraft? / Nicolas Michaud -- Denizens of Azeroth
Machine generated contents note: Read a Philosophy Book -- Apprentice Philosopher: Aggro Your Brain -- 1.You Can Kill Your Friends but You Can't Save Gnomeregan / Monica Evans -- 2.Render Unto Caesar / Kevin H. Haw -- 3.Finding Adam Smith in Azeroth / Eli Kosminsky -- 4.A Meaningless World ... of Warcraft / Luke Cuddy -- 5.A Mage in Motion / Juan Ferret -- Journeyman Philosopher: The Sublime Experience of Wow -- 6.Azeroth versus the Experience Machine / Mark Silcox / Jon Cogburn -- 7.Boredom, Power, and Self-Actualization in Azeroth / Paul Brown -- 8.World of Warcraft as Collector's Paradise / Patrick Coppock / Dario Compagno -- Expert Philosopher: Ethics, Dungeons, Raids, and PvP -- 9.A Flourishing Revolt / Miguel Sicart -- 10.Ninja Ethics and the Virtual Theft of Virtual Goods / Phil Serchuk -- 11.Remaking Azeroth / Sean C. Duncan -- Artisan Philosopher: Identity, Toons, and Roleplay -- 12.Utopian Fantasy and the Politics of Difference / Debra Jackson --
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject World of warcraft (New York, N.Y.)
World of warcraft (New York, N.Y.) -- Philosophical aspects
World of Warcraft (Game)
Computer games -- Philosophy.
Author Cuddy, Luke, 1980-
Nordlinger, John, 1963-
LC no. 2009033112
ISBN 0812696735 (paperback)
9780812696738 (paperback)