domingo, 1 de junho de 2008

The Matrix and philosophy - Irwin William


Contents

Introduction: Meditations on The Matrix

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How Do You Know?
Computers, Caves, and Oracles: Neo and Socrates
WILLIAM IRWIN
Skepticism, Morality, and The Matrix
GERALD J. ERION and BARRY SMITH
The Matrix Possibility
DAVID MITSUO NIXON
Seeing, Believing, Touching, Truth
CAROLYN KORSMEYER

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The Desert of the Real
The Metaphysics of The Matrix
JORGE J.E. GARCIA and JONATHAN J. SANFORD
The Machine-Made Ghost: Or, The Philosophy of Mind, Matrix Style
JASON HOLT
Neo-Materialism and the Death of the Subject
DANIEL BARWICK
Fate, Freedom, and Foreknowledge
THEODORE SCHICK, JR.

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Down the Rabbit Hole of Ethics and Religion
There Is No Spoon: A Buddhist Mirror
MICHAEL BRANNIGAN
The Religion of The Matrix and the Problems of Pluralism
GREGORY BASSHAM
Happiness and Cypher's Choice: Is Ignorance Bliss?
CHARLES L. GRISWOLD, JR.
We Are (the) One! Kant Explains How to Manipulate the Matrix
JAMES LAWLER

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Virtual Themes
Notes from Underground: Nihilism and The Matrix
THOMAS S. HIBBS
Popping a Bitter Pill: Existential Authenticity in The Matrix and Nausea
JENNIFER L. McMAHON
The Paradox of Real Response to Neo-Fiction
SARAH E. WORTH
Real Genre and Virtual Philosophy
DEBORAH KNIGHT and GEORGE McKNIGHT

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De-Construct-lng The Matrix
Penetrating Keanu: New Holes, but the Same Old Shit
CYNTHIA FREELAND
The Matrix, Marx, and the Coppertop's Life
MARTIN A. DANAHAY AND DAVID RIEDER
The Matrix Simulation and the Postmodern Age
DAVID WEBERMAN
The Matrix: Or, The Two Sides of Perversion
SLAVOJ ZIZEK

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