‘The Alexandrian Condition’: Suits on Boredom, Death, and Utopian Games

Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 13 (3-4):363-371 (2019)
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ABSTRACTI argue that the apparently exclusive choice between Suits’ utopia of gameplay and death by suicide is a false dilemma, one which obscures a ‘third way’ of positive boredom. Further, I offe...

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Tricky Triad: Games, Play, and Sport.Bernard Suits - 1988 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 15 (1):1-9.
Games and the good.Thomas Hurka - 2006 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106 (1):217-235.
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