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Play and being in Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness

Pitt, Rebecca (2013). Play and being in Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness. In: Ryall, Emily; Russell, Wendy and MacLean, Malcolm eds. The Philosophy of Play. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 109–119.

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Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and theorists, as well as an exploration of some key applied ethical considerations.

The main objective of The Philosophy of Play is to provide a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and values, and to build disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges between scholars of philosophy and scholars of play. Including specific chapters dedicated to children and play, and exploring the work of key thinkers such as Plato, Sartre, Wittgenstein, Gadamer, Deleuze and Nietzsche, this book is invaluable reading for any advanced student, researcher or practitioner with an interest in education, playwork, leisure studies, applied ethics or the philosophy of sport.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2013 The Author (individual chapter), 2013 The Editors (selection and editorial material)
ISBN: 0-415-53835-1, 978-0-415-53835-0
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Item ID: 37555
Depositing User: Rebecca Pitt
Date Deposited: 07 May 2013 14:31
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 09:07
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