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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 111
Author: Chalmers, David John
Title: Reality+
Remainder of title: virtual worlds and the problems of philosophy /
Summary, etc. note: "A leading philosopher takes a mind-bending journey through virtual worlds, illuminating the nature of reality and our place within it. Virtual reality is genuine reality. That's the central thesis of Reality+. In a highly original work of "technophilosophy," David J. Chalmers argues that virtual worlds generated by computers are not second-class worlds. We can live a meaningful life in virtual reality. We may even be living in a computer simulation already-and if we are, that's not so bad. What is reality, anyway? How do we know there's an external world? What's the relation between mind and body? How can we lead a good life? Is there a god? In Reality+, Chalmers conducts a grand tour of philosophy, using virtual worlds to illuminate all of these questions and to provide new answers to many of them. Studded with illustrations that bring philosophical issues to life, Reality+ is a major statement that will shape discussion of philosophy and technology for years to come"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780393635805
: (epub)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780393635812
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: BD331
Item number: .C4925 2022
Edition number: 23/eng/20211001
Classification number: 111
Dates associated with a name: 1966-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: David J. Chalmers ; illustrations by Tim Peacock.
Title proper/short title: Reality plus
Edition statement: First edition
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: WW Norton & Company
Date of publication: 2022
Projected publication date: 2201
: New York, NY :
: W. W. Norton & Company,
: 2022.
Extent: 461 pages
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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B&T 7/1/22-Donated by Andrew Fenniman
Purchase price: 32.50
Subject: Reality
Subject: Virtual reality.
Subject: Philosophy
Subject: Technology
General subdivision: Philosophy.
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: 1 shelf copy
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: rk02 2021-09-30
: rk02 2021-09-30 to Dewey (telework)
: xm08 2021-10-01 Telework

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