Virtually good?: Disclosing the presuppositions behind the claimed inferiority of virtual worlds

Johnny Soraker

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Abstract

Modern technology has changed the way we live, work, play, communicate, fight, love, and die. Yet few works have systematically explored these changes in light of their implications for individual and social welfare. How can we conceptualize and evaluate the influence of technology on human well-being? Bringing together scholars from a cross-section of disciplines, this volume combines an empirical investigation of technology and its social, psychological, and political effects, and a philosophical analysis and evaluation of the implications of such effects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Good Life in a Technological Age
EditorsPhilip Brey, Adam Briggle, Edward Spence
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Pages225-238
ISBN (Print)9780415891264
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Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Virtual Worlds
Presupposition
Social Welfare
Psychological
Well-being
Cross Section
Evaluation
Philosophical Analysis

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  • IR-101481
  • METIS-318059

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Soraker, J. (2012). Virtually good?: Disclosing the presuppositions behind the claimed inferiority of virtual worlds. In P. Brey, A. Briggle, & E. Spence (Eds.), The Good Life in a Technological Age (pp. 225-238). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203124581
Soraker, Johnny. / Virtually good?: Disclosing the presuppositions behind the claimed inferiority of virtual worlds. The Good Life in a Technological Age. editor / Philip Brey ; Adam Briggle ; Edward Spence. Taylor & Francis, 2012. pp. 225-238
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