Keynote Lecture, Stephan Günzel: “Antinomies of Space: Philosophy – Culture – Games”

02/10/2013 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Grand Terminus Hall

Stephan Günzel, BTK University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Considering the history of philosophical problems the keynote will firstly address the various notions of space and focus on their similarities and contradictions by which basic antinomies of spatial concepts can be determined. In a second step solutions or alternatives to this contradictions will be offered, before looking at the origins of the present spatial turn in social, political and cultural studies. Finally the presentation inquires spatial approaches that do exist in game studies and offers a way of a philosophical study of computer games in spatial respect.