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Diagnosing Contemporary Philosophy with the Matrix Movies by O. Bradley Bassler

By O. Bradley Bassler

This ebook charts the form of destiny philosophical research by way of posing the query: “What is the Matrix?” Guided via the instance of the Matrix movie trilogy, the writer examines concerns starting from simulation, evidence and motion to price, tradition and mythology, delivering a gradually deeper prognosis of recent philosophical stipulations. unlike the modern concentration upon cognitive technology and a dedication to the excellence among visual appeal and truth, this ebook is helping readers to discover the argument that such abstractions are unavoidably displaced through a extra concrete contrast among dreaming and waking, with the Matrix because the actual and merely global we inhabit. Researchers and students will locate this paintings an attractive and enlightening exam of truth, through the medium of pop culture and film.

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