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ETHICS OF COMPUTER GAMING: A GROUNDWORK

Samuel Ulbricht



 

Despite the increasing number of gamers worldwide, the moral classification of computer gaming marks an as yet unsolved riddle of philosophical ethics. In view of the explosive nature of the topic in everyday life (as seen in various debates about rampages), it is obvious that a differentiated professional clarification of the phenomenon is needed: Can playing computer games be immoral?


To answer this question, the author first discusses what we do at all when we play computer games: What kind of action are we talking about? The second step is a moral classification that reveals whether (and if so, why) some cases of computer gaming are morally problematic. The considerations made here provide a fundamental insight into the normative dimension of computer gaming.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

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EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback

9783662643969

2022

111

English

eBook

N/A

2022

111

German

Paperback

9783662623961

2020

134

German

eBook

N/A

2020

134

OTHER NAMES

  • Ethik des Computerspielens: Eine Grundlegung

 

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Authors: #SamuelUlbricht

Publishers: #JBMetzler (J.B. Metzler Verlag) #PalgraveMacMillan (Palgrave MacMillan)

Languages: #English #German

Format: #Paperback #eBook

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Year: #Year2020 #Year2022

Genres: #EthicsAndMorality #GameStudies


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