Article: Minnesota professor explores link between philosophy and Lego

An article published to StarTribune overviews the philosophical implications of Legos discussed in the book LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick by Brick by University of Minnesota philosophy professor Roy T. Cook. StarTribune contributor Richard Chin provides a brief summary of the topics discussed in Cook’s book:

Nearly 100 people responded to the call for essays, 21 of which are in the book. The essayists, many of them fellow philosophy professors, dove into issues about Lego and gender stereotypes, Lego and ethics, Lego and the nature of impermanence, Lego and German philosopher Martin Heidegger, Lego and autonomy and the human individual (Lego my ego?).

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Featured image courtesy of http://ew.com/news/2017/02/28/hidden-figures-katherine-johnson-lego/

 

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