Tom Grimwood

Base

Country

United Kingdom

Institutional affiliation

University of Cumbria

Title

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests relevant to game philosophy

I work in the fields of cultural hermeneutics, rhetoric and continental philosophy, and am particularly interested in the interplay between image and process in the medium of computer games – this allows insights into areas of culture which is distinctive from other media.

Publications and presentations relevant to game philosophy

‘Darkness Visible: The Motifs of ‘Heroic Insanity’ in Video Games’ Making Sense of Madness conference, Oxford, 17th-19th September 2013

Keywords

Hermeneutics, demonology, cliche, rhetoric, irony

Name

Tom Grimwood

Background

Philosophy, literary and cultural theory, social science