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babies playing chess

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME - Children play in a chess exhibit at Kings, Queens & Castles, an interactive exhibition for children at the World Chess Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 in St. Louis. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Invision for World Chess Hall of Fame/AP Images)

Michael Thomas

babies playing chess

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME - Children play in a chess exhibit at Kings, Queens & Castles, an interactive exhibition for children at the World Chess Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 in St. Louis. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Invision for World Chess Hall of Fame/AP Images)

Michael Thomas

The philosophy of board games

In his book Agency as Art, the philosopher C. Thi Nguyen argues that designing and playing games can be as profound as listening to music or looking at a painting. Reset dives into the philosophical nature of games and what they reveal about ourselves. GUEST: C. Thi Nguyen, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Utah

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME - Children play in a chess exhibit at Kings, Queens & Castles, an interactive exhibition for children at the World Chess Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 in St. Louis. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Invision for World Chess Hall of Fame/AP Images)

Michael Thomas

   

In his book Agency as Art, the philosopher C. Thi Nguyen argues that designing and playing games can be as profound as listening to music or looking at a painting. 

Reset dives into the philosophical nature of games and what they reveal about ourselves. 

GUEST: C. Thi Nguyen, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah

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