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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Philosophy And Virtual Reality

The Philosophy Of Virtual Reality (+Video)

Interview of David Chalmers by Nigel Warburton | May 23, 2016

The virtual reality (VR) industry is currently in its infancy, but in just a few decades it’s possible that virtual environments will be nearly indistinguishable from reality. Along with transforming everyday life, a VR revolution could fundamentally change how we understand and define what is real. In this installment of Aeon In Sight, the renowned Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers considers how VR is reframing and shedding new light on some of philosophy’s most enduring questions about cognition, epistemology and the nature of reality.


<more at; related articles and links: (The Philosophy of Virtual Reality. [n.d.]) and (Virtual reality could be an ethical minefield – are we ready? March 4, 2016)>

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