In this video by Wisecrack (creators of 8-Bit Philosophy), the Fallout series is used to explore the work of Herbert Marcuse, including one-dimensional thought and enslaving contentment. The video goes on to explore the philosophy of technology and international relations.
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Zero Books’ Launches YouTube Channel
Zero Books’ new channel offers video introductions to all of their latest philosophy releases including “Enjoying It: Candy Crush and Capitalism.”
Michel Foucault, Explained with Selfies (and Video Games)
In this 8-Bit Philosophy, Michel Foucault’s work in “The History of Sexuality: Volume 1” is explored.
Judith Butler, Explained with Video Games
This episode of 8-Bit Philosophy is written by yours truly, Eugene Wolters. In it, Judith Butler’s idea of gender performativity is explored with the help of Metroid, Pokemon and other 8-Bit games.
Heidegger Explained With Video Games
Watch Slavoj Zizek Explain an Event with Kafka and Love
In this latest video from Big Think (released Sunday), somebody got Slavoj Zizek out of a crusty t-shirt and into a clean polo.
Machiavelli Explained with Video Games
What’s love god to do with it?
Watch Stuart Elden’s Great Lecture on Foucault’s ‘Subjectivity and Truth’
Elden is currently working on a book for Polity Press entitled “Foucault’s Last Decade,” which delves into the litany of published and unpublished works, manuscripts and lectures that Foucault left behind after his untimely death.
Derrida Explained With Video Games (and Cats)
In this week’s 8-Bit Philosophy, Jacques Derrida’s work in “Of Grammatology” is explained.
Paolo Virno on Why Hegel is More Exciting Than Raves
Virno, a post-Marxist, is subject of a new Italian documentary (with English subtitles), that will soon be showing in an upcoming Italian film festival, according to its creator.