The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

William Irwin


The Matrix conveys the horror of a fake international made up of not anything yet perceptions. in keeping with the basis that fact is a dream managed via malevolent forces, it really is some of the most brazenly philosophical videos ever to return out of Hollywood. those thought-provoking essays by way of an analogous staff of younger philosophers who created The Simpsons and Philosophy speak about assorted features of the first philosophical puzzle of The Matrix: will we ensure the realm is basically there, and if now not, what may still we do approximately it? different chapters deal with problems with faith, way of life, popular culture, the Zeitgeist, the character of brain and topic, and the truth of fiction.

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