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Virtual Realism

Michael Heim

Abstract

Virtual reality has introduced what is literally a new dimension of reality to daily life. But it is not without controversy. Indeed, some say that a collision is inevitable between those passionately involved in the computer industry and those increasingly alienated from (and often replaced by) its applications. Opinions range from the cyberpunk attitude of Wired magazine and Bill Gates's commercial optimism to the violent opposition of the Unabomber. Now, with Virtual Realism, readers have a thought-provoking guide to the "cyberspace backlash" debate and the implications of cyberspace for ou ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195104264
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195104264.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Heim, author