The Mechanics of Immersion

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Perception and reality

These things keep popping up! This one from Keith Wilson is a little older, but still picks up on a few things from early in semester… Impressed by the possibility of such errors, many scientists take much of what we see, hear, touch, taste and smell – what philosophers collectively call perceptual experience – to…

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Perception, reality, braaaains

Yet more discussion on how what we think of as ‘reality’ is mostly a myth concocted by our brains. We’ve been shaped to have perceptions that keep us alive, so we have to take them seriously. If I see something that I think of as a snake, I don’t pick it up. If I see…

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