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Parables of the posthuman : digital realities, gaming, and the player experience

Author: Jonathan Boulter
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2015.
Series: Contemporary approaches to film and media series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In its intimate joining of self and machine, video gaming works to extend the body into a fluid, dynamic, unstable, and discontinuous entity. While digital gaming and culture has become a popular field of academic study, there has been a lack of sustained philosophical analysis of this direct gaming experience. In Parables of the Posthuman: Digital Realities, Gaming, and the Player Experience, author Jonathan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boulter, Jonathan, 1967-
Parables of the posthuman.
Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015933201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Boulter
ISBN: 9780814341445 0814341446
OCLC Number: 931467496
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
Preamable: The Birth into the Posthuman --
Posthuman Subjects --
Posthuman Melancholy --
Postscript: Play and the Archive --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Contemporary approaches to film and media series
Responsibility: Jonathan Boulter.

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