The Philosophy of Games with C. Thi Nguyen

Factually! with Adam Conover #141 January 25, 2022

Playing games is a fundamental human activity. But despite their ubiquity, they’ve never gotten the serious study from scholars they deserve. Why do we play them? And what, exactly, ARE games? On the show this week is C. Thi Nguyen, philosophy professor at University of Utah, and author of the book, Games: Agency as Art. Check it out at You can also find the first chapter free online here:

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