Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

THE MATRIX AND PHILOSOPHY

No description
by

Tulia Benny

on 27 August 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of THE MATRIX AND PHILOSOPHY

THE MATRIX AND PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy in 'The Matrix'
- The film, 'The Matrix' serves as a platform to explore philosophical questions such as: what is reality

- It contains a multitude of philosophical questions, references and discussions
Philosophy in 'The Matrix'
- Dualism

- Humans experience only a simulation of reality
Metaphysics
Metaphysics
- The book after the the books on nature

- What is ultimately there, and what is it?
Metaphysics in 'The Matrix'
- What is free will, and does it exist?

- What is conscience?

- What is time?

- What is reality?
Free will
- Neo meets Morpheus because he knows something

- Would Neo have turned if the Oracle did not behave as she did?

- Free will cannot exist as all events are predestined
Time
- What is time?

- In the Matrix, humans live at a point near the end of the 20th century

- Outside, it is approximately the year 2199

- Who is right?

- At first, Neo is unaware that he is 'The One'

- Is consciousness simply an awareness of one's surruondings?

- Is Neo capable of changing the reality of the Matrix?

- What is reality, and is it possible for opposing realities to co-exist?
METAPHYSICS OUTSIDE 'THE MATRIX'
Reality
- Does a person choose their reality?

- No two people experience the same reality.

- Does reality exist?
Dreams
- Are dreams real?

- Humans build their own reality

- "life is but a dream"

- The relationship between reality and truth
Free will
- The ability to make choices with control

- Does it exist?

The bibliography can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f5ZppiLHkzqMeEEgNUNBwLHdTh7Lv5bN0A890ECT7Og/edit?usp=sharing
Full transcript