Vi Hart

2014 – Ongoing

Philosophical explorations into various understandings of reality and virtual reality, with particular attention paid to our brains’ ability to construct experiences without “real” input. Articles in order of appearance:

Lucid Dreams, the Original Virtual Reality: What can the phenomenon of lucid dreaming tell us about the potential future of virtual reality?

Are We Living in a Virtual Reality? A heavily-footnoted survey of six different philosophical frameworks, from being trapped in the matrix to deeper ontological troubles.

VR and the Philosophy of Color: A detailed exploration into the subtleties of color vision, the philosophy of color, and what VR technology can teach us about our experience of the world.