8-Bit Philosophy

I Game, Therefore I Am.

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Welcome to the official site of 8-Bit Philosophy, the show where video games make you smart. Want to learn about Marxism through Mario Bros.? Or Plato’s Allegory of the Cave through Zelda? Or how about the Myth of Sisyphus through Donkey Kong? 8-Bit Philosophy is your go-to resource for learning about fundamental philosophy concepts through the lens of classic 8-bit video games.

Get introduced to philosophers including Jean-Paul Sartre, Niccolò Machiavelli, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Socrates, Zeno of Elea, René Descartes, Søren Kierkegaard, Immanuel Kant, and more!

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Is Gender Real?

Is Gender Real?

Are Psychedelic Drugs<br />GOOD For You?

Are Psychedelic Drugs
GOOD For You?

Is Technology Killing Your Creativity?

Is Technology Killing Your Creativity?

Should Animals <br /> Have Human Rights? (Pokémon + Speciesism)

Should Animals
Have Human Rights? (Pokémon + Speciesism)

Do We Crave Fascism? <br /> (Freud & Psychoanalysis)

Do We Crave Fascism?
(Freud & Psychoanalysis)

Can We Trust The Media?<br />Baudrillard

Can We Trust The Media?
Baudrillard

Is God Useful?

Is God Useful?

Is The American Dream A Sham?

Is The American Dream A Sham?

Does Christianity Make Us Weak?

Does Christianity Make Us Weak?

Why Do Haters Hate?

Why Do Haters Hate?

Is Capitalism Bad For You?

Is Capitalism Bad For You?

Does Privilege Matter?

Does Privilege Matter?

What Is Evil?

What Is Evil?

Do We Need Government? (The Social Contract)

Do We Need Government? (The Social Contract)

Who Was Socrates?

Who Was Socrates?

Who Was Machiavelli? <br /> (The Prince)

Who Was Machiavelli?
(The Prince)

Is A Cat A Cat? <br /> (Derrida + Double Dragon)

Is A Cat A Cat?
(Derrida + Double Dragon)

Are Your Actions GOOD? (Kant vs. Mill)

Are Your Actions GOOD? (Kant vs. Mill)

What If You Could Get Away With Anything? <br /> (Plato + Zelda)

What If You Could Get Away With Anything?
(Plato + Zelda)

What is Woman? (de Beauvoir + Metroid)

What is Woman? (de Beauvoir + Metroid)