7 edition of Philosophers explore The Matrix found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Christopher Grau.|
|LC Classifications||PN1997.M395 F74 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 341 p. :|
|Number of Pages||341|
|ISBN 10||0195181069, 0195181077|
|ISBN 10||9780195181067, 9780195181074|
|LC Control Number||2004059977|
In contrast to the contemporary focus upon cognitive science and a commitment to the distinction between appearance and reality, this book helps readers to explore the argument that such abstractions are inevitably displaced by a more concrete distinction between dreaming and waking, with the Matrix as the real and only world we inhabit. Buy the Paperback Book Philosophers Explore The Matrix by Christopher Grau at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The Matrix trilogy is unique among recent popular films in that it is constructed around important philosophical questions--classic questions which have fascinated philosophers and other thinkers for thousands of years.
David J. Chalmers *[[This paper was originally written for the philosophy section of the official The Matrix website () and was subsequently published in (Christopher Grau, ed.) Philosophers Explore the Matrix (Oxford University Press, ).The bulk of the paper is written to be accessible for an audience without a background in philosophy. At the same time, this paper is intended as a. Apart from Grau's introduction and an introductory chapter noting connections between The Matrix and Descartes' Meditations and Nozick's "Experience Machine," the book consists of chapters on metaphysics (by Tim Mawson, David Chalmers, Colin McGinn, Andy Clark, and John Partridge), freedom, ethics, and value theory (by James Pryor, Hubert and Stephen Dreyfus, Iakovos Vasiliou, Julia Driver, .
Philosophers Explore the Matrix, Oxford University Press, As such, the bulk of the paper is written to be accessible for an audience without a background in philosophy. At the same time, this paper is intended as a serious work of philosophy, with relevance for central issues in epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophyCited by: The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real is a really interesting and fun book. It is about the first Matrix movie and how the Wakowski Brothers incorporated many different aspect of philosophy into the movie/5.
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Not only are the articles written by well-known philosophers such as James Pryor, Colin McGinn, Hubert Dreyfus, David Chalmers, Andy Clark, and Kevin Warwick (to name just a few), but they are also of outstanding quality. (Besides, unlike many other books, this book deals with all three Matrix films!)/5(9).
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But there are much deeper philosophical issues explored in the film as well, as the contributors to _The Matrix and Philosophy_ illustrate. It is a wonderful journey down the rabbit hole as questions around reality, the philosophy of the mind, ethics, freewill and determinism are addressed/5(46). Search Tips.
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Apr 2, - Most people are willing. These count as only "a few of the philosophical ideas the Wachowskis explore in the Matrix trilogy," the others including Robert Nozick's "Experience Machine," Descartes' "Great Deceiver," and other concepts from Kant and Hume "questioning reality, causality, and free will, not to mention the obvious commentary on technology or a submissive.
The Matrix and Philosophy does not in every instance attempt or purport to con-vey the intended meaning of the writers and artists responsible for The Matrix. Rather, the book highlights the philosophical sig-nificance of the film.
To paraphrase Trinity, it’s the questions that drive us. TheFile Size: 1MB. A Matrix Inspiration. This book is an entertaining, accessible read that gives insight into why we behave the way we do, why we make the choices we do, and whether these reasons are buried in our unconscious minds or can be found elsewhere.
Philosophers Explore The Matrix A collection of new, intriguing essays about some of the powerful and.
This escaped man, trying to liberate other men from the world of illusion, represents philosopher. In Matrix, there is a dualist metaphysics, i.e.
two levels of world: outside the matrix is the reality, inside is the world of illusion. This dualism is typical of Plato’s philosophy. Neo and Socrates. Philosophers Explore The Matrix: Philosophy And The Matrix by Christopher Grau - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV - Order by Phone /5(5).
Philosophers Explore The Matrix will fascinate any fan of the films who wants to delve deeper into their themes, as well as any student of philosophy who desires an accessible entry into this challenging and profoundly vital world of s: Christopher Grau, Clemson University.
The Matrix is a science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis. It stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano and is the first installment in the Matrix depicts a dystopian future in which humanity is unknowingly trapped inside a simulated reality, the Matrix, created by intelligent machines to distract Music by: Don Davis.
Philosophers Explore The Matrix includes an introduction that surveys the use of philosophical ideas in the film. Topics that the contributors tackle include: how a collaborative dream could differ from hallucination, the difference between the Matrix /5(9).
The Matrix trilogy is unique among recent popular films in that it is constructed around important philosophical questions--classic questions which have fascinated philosophers and other thinkers for thousands of years.
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To that end, Philosophers Explore The Matrix is a noteworthy and respectable contribution to philosophy."--The Journal of Value Inquiry "A broad and diverse collection the book is a great success."--Alex Bussey Thames Valley University "This book is a rare thing: an anthology on a highly popular topic that actually includes many intellectually excellent contributions, and is at the Author: Christopher Grau.
Many precedents exist for the idea that the real world is an illusion, and the Matrix trilogy is riddled with specific references to philosophers who have entertained this idea. Although the films are meant to stand on their own and create their own set of philosophical questions, the Wachowskis pay homage to these precedents through both obvious and subtle references.Philosophers Explore The Matrix will fascinate any fan of the films who wants to delve deeper into their themes, as well as any student of philosophy who desires an accessible entry into this challenging and profoundly vital world of ideas.Philosophers Explore the Matrix, which began life as a series of essays commissioned for the official Matrix website, is a broad and diverse collection, examining the philosophical issues of the Matrix films from a largely analytical Size: KB.