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ERIC Number: ED339628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov-15
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Playful Gaming.
Makedon, Alexander
A philosophical analysis of play and games is undertaken in this paper. Playful gaming, which is shown to be a synthesis of play and games, is utilized as a category for undertaking the examination of play and games. The significance of playful gaming to education is demonstrated through analyses of Plato's, Dewey's, Sartre's, and Marcuse's theories of play. An analysis of the learning of norms and values in political and educational socialization games also is made. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Dewey (John); Marcuse (Herbert); Plato of Athens; Sartre (Jean Paul)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society (Ames, IA, November 14-15, 1980).