Play

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  • Created on: 25-04-19 15:34
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  • Sociology of play
    • to play is to be in the world
    • Form of understandingas to what surrounds us and who we are
    • Jean Jacques Rousseau
      • Children as different to adults
      • Innocence and creativity
      • Value of play
    • Johan Huizanga
      • A study of the play element in culture
      • Play can be found in examples of war and law, as well as art
        • Voluntary
        • Played out within its own limits
    • Roger Caillois
      • A theory of play engaged with, and positioned against Huizinga
      • 4 classifications
        • Agon - competition
        • Alea - chance
        • Mimicry - simulation
        • Ilinx - vertigo
    • Miguel Sicart
      • Way of being in the world, like language, faith, myth etc
      • Technologies are increasingly designed in playful rather than functional
      • Interpreted objects
    • Lego
      • Has illuminated questions of
        • Gender
        • Religion
        • Race
        • Corporate power
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      • Tool for thinking

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