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This e-book charts the form of destiny philosophical research via posing the query: "What is the Matrix?" Guided through the instance of the Matrix movie trilogy, the writer examines concerns starting from simulation, evidence and motion to worth, tradition and mythology, supplying 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 booklet is helping readers to discover the argument that such abstractions are necessarily displaced through a extra concrete contrast among dreaming and waking, with the Matrix because the genuine and merely international we inhabit. Researchers and students will locate this paintings a fascinating and enlightening exam of fact, through the medium of pop culture and movie.

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