The naturalization of knowledge : games between common sense and specialized knowledge

  • Reflecting on how and with what kind of consequences something artificial, something manufactured becomes naturalized in video games will be the central issue of this text. It deals with the question of how the video game hides its artificiality in terms of technique. In a certain sense this retrieves one of the fundamental questions of modernity and industrialization: How does the manufacturing of our environment become a naturalized, self-evident and indubitable process?

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Author:Rolf F. Nohr
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2010/10/15
Year of Completion:2010
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2010/10/15
Source:Digarec Series, 4 (2010), S. 130 - 145
Contributor:Klevjer, Rune (Response)
Organizational units:Philosophische Fakultät / Institut für Künste und Medien
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 70 Künste / 700 Künste; Bildende und angewandte Kunst
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Schriftenreihen / DIGAREC Series, ISSN 1867-6227 / DIGAREC Series (2010) 04
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht