Book ‘Reality+’ by David J. Chalmers

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Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy
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 gives a compelling analysis of our technological future. He argues that virtual worlds are not second-class worlds, and that we can live a meaningful life in virtual reality. We may even be in a virtual world already. Along the way, Chalmers conducts a grand tour of big ideas in philosophy and science. He uses virtual reality technology to offer a new perspective on long-established philosophical questions...
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (January 25, 2022)  Pages: 544 pages  ISBN-10: 0393635805  ISBN-13: 978-0393635805  ASIN:‎ B098TY2C1C

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About the author: David J. Chalmers is University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science and codirector of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at New York University. He is the author of The Conscious MindThe Character of Consciousness, and Constructing the World.