C. Thi Nguyen is associate professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah. His research focuses on how social structures and technology can shape our rationality and our agency. He has published on trust, expertise, group agency, community art, cultural appropriation, aesthetic value, echo chambers, moral outrage porn, and games. He received his PhD from UCLA. Once, he was a food writer for the Los Angeles Times. He tweets at @add_hawk.
In Defense of Wasting Time: On C. Thi Nguyen’s “Games: Agency As Art”
If you think games are a waste of time, it is only because you have fundamentally misunderstood how humans decide how to spend their lives....