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VR and the Problems of Philosophy

David Chalmers

63 mins watch time

Posted January 2022

Psychology, Philosophy, Technology

Many more of the world’s biggest corporations are building a persistent virtual world, or “Metaverse”. Mark Zuckerberg even renamed Facebook around the company’s new mission. In time, these and other virtual worlds will become indistinguishable from the real world. But is VR any different to genuine reality? Can you live a good and meaningful life there? Philosopher David Chalmers believes you can.