Philosophy at Play conference



We have now held four international biennial Philosophy at Play conferences at the University of Gloucestershire, looking at philosophy and play from all kinds of angles and building bridges between philosophers, play scholars and practitioners.

For information on the recent 2017 conference , find out more …

For information on the third conference held in 2015, find out more …

The keynote presentations from the first Philosophy at Play conference, held in 2011, can be found here

A collection of papers from the first conference held in 2011 was published as The Philosophy of Play, edited by Emily Ryall, Wendy Russell and Malcolm MacLean.

A collection of papers from the second conference held in 2013 was published as Philosophical Perspectives on Play, edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall.

The manuscript for the edited book of selected papers from the 2015 conference, working title ‘The Philosophy of Play as Life’ is in press, due for publication September 2017.

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