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The Play Ethic: A Manifesto for a Different Way of Living

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'Fizzes with intellectual curiosity. Kane writes engagingly and with a humility difficult to find among idea-entrepreneurs' James Harkin, Independent We all think we know what play is. Play is what we do as children, what we do outside of work, what we do for no other reason than for pleasure. But this is only half of the truth. The Play Ethic explores the real meaning of ...more
ebook, 464 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Pan MacMillan (first published September 1st 2005)
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Wide-ranging thought experiment that makes a convincing case for the viability of organizing society around play in stead of work. Slightly dated when discussing technology and a bit slow going in places but for the most part Kane is a humane and provocative writer.
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