David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Jaron Lanier: Maybe we should go over what Virtual Reality is. We are speaking about a technology that uses computerized clothing to synthesize shared reality. It recreates our relationship with the physical world in a new plane, no more, no less. It doesn't affect the subjective world; it doesn't have anything to do directly with what's going on inside your brain. It only has to do with what your sense organs perceive. The physical world, the thing on the other side of your sense organs, is received through these five holes, the eyes, and the ears, and the nose, and the mouth, and the skin. They're not holes, actually, and there are many more senses than five but that's the old model, so we'll just stick with it for now.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Max Velmans (1998). Physical, Psychological and Virtual Realities. In Joanne A. Wood (ed.), [Book Chapter]. Routledge. 45-60.
Andreas Martin Lisewski (2006). The Concept of Strong and Weak Virtual Reality. Minds and Machines 16 (2):201-219.
Nicholas John Munn (2012). The Reality of Friendship Within Immersive Virtual Worlds. Ethics and Information Technology 14 (1):1-10.
Roberto Diodato (2012). Aesthetics of the Virtual. State University of New York Press.
John Tiffin & Nobuyoshi Terashima (eds.) (2001). Hyperreality: Paradigm for the Third Millenium. Routledge.
Peter Horsfield (2003). Continuities and Discontinuities in Ethical Reflections on Digital Virtual Reality. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 18 (3 & 4):155 – 172.
Philip Brey (1999). The Ethics of Representation and Action in Virtual Reality. Ethics and Information Technology 1 (1):5-14.
Robert Scott Stewart & Roderick Nicholls (2002). Virtual Worlds, Travel, and the Picturesque Garden. Philosophy and Geography 5 (1):83 – 99.
Beth Coleman (2011). Hello Avatar. Mit Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads69 ( #24,736 of 1,413,285 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #35,247 of 1,413,285 )
How can I increase my downloads?