This page lists texts and videos that are related to SOMETHING SOMETHING SOUP SOMETHING. It also links (video) games that, we feel, pursue similar cultural aspirations as our own.
If you are interested in understanding how video games could be used to 'do' philosophy with and within virtual worlds, please read, watch, or play this stuff :)
- Gualeni, S. (2018) “A Philosophy of 'DOING' in the digital”. In Romele, A. and Terrone, E. (eds.), Towards a Philosophy of Digital Media, pp. 225-255. Basingstoke (UK): Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.
- “You Don't Know What Soup Is” - Published on TH!NK, the quarterly research magazine of the University of Malta, issue 20 (June 2017)
- Harrington, J. (2017) “Something Something Game Something”. Proceedings of The Philosophy of Computer Games conference, Kraków (Poland).
More about 'playable philosophy':
Stefano Gualeni's work, both as an academic and as a designer, advocates the use of virtual worlds to materialize thought experiments and to playfully negotiate philosophical ideas.
His arguments are summarized in the 2015 book Virtual Worlds as Philosophical Tools (Palgrave MacMillan).
A further articulation of those ideas can also be found in the following academic article:
Other (free) meaningful video games we recommend: