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David Chalmers' "Reality+": Philosophical issues about simulations and VR

SS 2023 Dr. techn. Gregor Michael Hörzer OFFLINE
B.Sc modules:
CS-BWP-PHIL - Philosophy for Cognitive Science
KOGW-WPM-PHIL - Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
M.Sc modules:
CS-MWP-PHIL - Philosophy for Cognitive Science

CS-BW - Bachelor elective course
CS-MW - Master elective course
Mon: 14-16

In this course, we will consider some philosophical issues regarding simulations and virtual reality, such as: Could it be the case that we have been living in a simulation all along? How illusory or real are virtual worlds? Can one live a good life in VR? For more information about the book "Reality+" by David Chalmers on which the course is based, see