Jonne Arjoranta

Base

Country

Finland

Institutional affiliation

University of Jyväskylä

Title

Post-doctoral researcher

Research interests relevant to game philosophy

My research interests revolve around games and meaning. I've looked into game hermeneutics, interpretation and narratology, game definitions, media discourse about games and the political dimensions of games and play.

Publications and presentations relevant to game philosophy

Arjoranta, Jonne (2011): “Do we need real-time hermeneutics? Structures of meaning in games.” Think Design Play, DiGRA 2011 conference proceedings. Utrecht University of Arts: Hilversum. September, 2011. Available online: http://www.digra.org/wp-content/uploads/digital-library/11310.17396.pdf

Arjoranta, Jonne (2014): “Game Definitions: A Wittgensteinian Approach.” Game Studies 14 (1). Available online: http://gamestudies.org/1401/articles/arjoranta

Arjoranta, Jonne (2015): “Real-time hermeneutics: meaning-making in ludonarrative digital games.” Dissertation. University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä. Available online: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-6164-0

Arjoranta, Jonne & Karhulahti, Veli-Matti (2014): “Ludology, Narratology and Philosophical Hermeneutics.” DiGRA Nordic 2014. Visby, Sweden: 29.5.2014. Available online: http://www.digra.org/wp-content/uploads/digital-library/nordicdigra2014_submission_3.pdf

Keywords

hermeneutics, interpretation, meaning, play, politics

Name

Jonne Arjoranta

Background

philosophy, social sciences, digital culture