Record Number : 88775 of 13452

Title : Simulation argument, The

Description :
This is a website created by Nick Bostrom, containing investigations into the possibility that we may all be living in a computer-generated simulation of reality. Bostrom's original scholarly paper putting forward this variation on a classical sceptical scenario is included on this site, as are several more accesible synopses of the argument written for general consumption. Related writings and commentaries on Bostrom's simulation argument are made available, with abstracts. There are also links to sites concerning questions of humankind's evolutionary and technological advancement, or possible extinction, all of which pertain to the original simulation argument. A frequently asked questions section is provided. This site may be of interest to students and researchers investigating issues surrounding epistemological scepticism and/or the future of humanity.


Uncontrolled Keywords : philosophy of mind

Controlled Keywords : philosophy; epistemology;

Language : eng;

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