An image of the scene of Socrates' Death, scanned from archive text in the British Library archives

Philosophical Marketing: What can Plato’s Republic teach us about marketing?

The world turns on stories, from the story of what money means to the story of what time it is and how we measure it. My theory of storytelling in marketing starts in Ancient Greece. In this post, I will discuss how Plato’s Tripartite Theory of the Soul can be used as a framework to help marketeers reach customers in a more meaningful way.

Writing for a Dungeons & Dragons character class: The Gunslinger

I recently got my first TTRPG writing commission and am thrilled to have a writer credit in the TTRPG industry! With brilliant game design, slick art direction, and awesome original artwork, I am proud to be the writer on this project. Here’s how I got the gig and what it was like to write for The Gunslinger.

A mythical beast with scaly humanoid body and the bearded head of a philosopher, swallows a nineteenth century soldier whole, head first.

The Phenomenological Experience of Story Immersion

The Phenomenological Experience of Story Immersion is a multi-disciplinary PhD in philosophy and creative writing, by Jamie Rhodes. Never before has the power of stories to trigger ontological shifts in individuals, and consequently the societies they partake in, had such great an impact on such large populations.