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To understand play, we need a bottom-up phenomenology of play. This phenomenology highlights the paradox that it is the players who play the game, but it is also the game which makes us players. Yet what is it that plays us, when we play? Do we play the game, or does the game play us?
What is the state of philosophy today, and what might it be tomorrow? With What Philosophy Is For, Michael Hampe answers these questions by exploring the relationships among philosophy, education, science, and narrative, developing a Socratic critique of philosophical doctrines.
Welcome to the Philosophy Research Guide at the University of Kentucky Libraries.
This guide will connect you with resources to find books, journal articles, information from reference books, as well as primary texts and other sources.
Understand your assignment. What kind of information do you need? Peer-reviewed journal articles, literary criticism, biographical information?
Know your deadlines. It is so much easier to do your research early so that you will have plenty of time to write your paper.
Develop your topic. Narrowing your broad idea to a specific question you want to research will save you much time and effort.
Brainstorm keywords. Think about keywords related to each aspect of your topic to help in searching.
If you run into any trouble at any point in your research process, you can always Ask Us for help.
Another advantage to starting your research early: you can schedule a consultation with a librarian. Librarians are here to help you navigate the many resources available to you, and a consultation is a great opportunity to make sure you are looking in the right places. Librarians are glad to help!