[Runequest] Any philosophers in the room?

Marko Perälä mperis at luukku.com
Thu Dec 15 06:41:22 AEDT 2016


Glorantha is all about how the world would work if everything ran on subjectivism. Period.

Stephen Posey kirjoitti 13.12.2016 kello 16:56:
> 
> Hmmm, I've a BS in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy, focus on
>  Myth and
> Comparative Religion (is that close enough?).
> 
> Knowing a bit about Greg's background and Glorantha's history and
> evolution; I can see there's quite a bit that could be said about it
>  from
> any number of "philosophical" angles.
> 
> Do you have something specific in mind? Have you actually read
>  either/both
> of the books in question (I haven't, I think I'll try to track them down
> now though).
> 
> Stephen Posey
> stephenlposey at earthlink.net 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Lev Lafayette <lev at rpgreview.net>
> >Sent: Dec 12, 2016 5:51 PM
> >To: RuneQuest Rules <runequest at rpgreview.net>
> >Subject: [Runequest] Any philosophers in the room?
> >
> >Is anyone here a graduate in philosophy?
> >
> >This may seem a strange question, so let me elaborate.
> >
> >There are now *two* books that have been published with the title
> >'Dungeons & Dragons and Philosophy'
> >
> >Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy: Raiding the Temple of Wisdom
> >by Jon Cogburn and Mark Silcox (eds)
> >(Open Court Publishing Company, 2012)
> >
> >Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy: Read and Gain Advantage on All Wisdom
> >Checks
> >by Christopher Robichaud and William Irwin (eds)
> >Paperback – September 15, 2014
> >Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
> >
> >I think it's time to work on "RuneQuest, Glorantha, and Philosophy".
> >Surely there at least as much scope - if not more so - to explore
> >philosophical questions from RuneQuest and Glorantha.
> >
> >Who is interested?
> >
> >
> >All the best,
> >
> >
> >
> >
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