#177: Tomer Perry, Ethics and Political Theory

#177: Tomer Perry, Ethics and Political Theory


In this episode, Tomer Perry, political theorists, avid board and table gamer from Harvard University joins David and Dirk. They discuss how games are used to teach ethics and political theory.

Tommer Perry – @Perrytom6, ethics.harvard.edu, politicalgamer.com
David Heron – @DavidVHeron
Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, dirk@artana.com

Episode Outline

  • 0:14 Welcome Tomer – Background
  • 2:45 What impact, is what you’re doing, having for people who are teaching?
  • 3:53 Are great opportunity to also explore questions of ethics
  • 7:44 Book: The Art of Losing
  • 10:37 What can be learned from traditional game design?
  • 12:13 What is the innovation that is breaking new ground?
  • 15:31 Are there other fields besides IR that could benefit?
  • 16:52 Tabletop games are easier to reproduce
  • 19:37 Where does this all go moving forward?



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