Category Archives: Publications

BioShock’s Meta-Narrative

Check out my published chapter on BioShock! Pointon, C. (2015) BioShock‘s Meta-Narrative, in BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book (ed L. Cuddy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ.   DOI: BioShock’s Meta-Narrative          Print ISBN: 9781118915868 Video … Continue reading

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Video Games and Aesthetics Presentation from ICA 2013

It’s a poor thing not to have seen my presentation “Can Video Games Find a Home in Aesthetics? Video Games and the Institutional Theory of Art.” However the essay should become available soon in the ICA 2013 Proceedings. In the meantime here … Continue reading

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“Lies Were More Dependable than the Truth” Second Publication of 2013

It’s out! Buy it now! It’s actually pretty cheap, so come on already. “Lies were more Dependable than the Truth.” In Ender’s Game and Philosophy, eds. D.E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush, 213-222. Chicago: Open Court, November, 2013. enders_game.htm.     … Continue reading

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“When Students Teach: The Honors Preceptorial” — National Honors Conference Presentation

With the success of the Chapman Honors course “Science Fiction: Questioning Reality,” a few honors students and I submitted a proposal for a presentation at the upcoming national honors conference. We were accepted, and became part of the “46th Annual … Continue reading

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“Mereology” First Publication of 2013

2013 is my most successful publishing (getting-published?) year to date. Things move slow in print, so there’s the ever looming doubt of whether an “accepted” paper will actually make it through the “editing” and then the “printing” process without being … Continue reading

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My Short Paper “Language, Truth, and Rhetoric” Published

Check out my short paper published in Chapman University’s e-Research: A Journal of Undergraduate Work: The paper was originally a final essay for the course English-307: Foundations of Rhetorical Studies taught by Doug Sweet.  Unfortunately they left out the question prompt that … Continue reading

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