The Philosophy of Presence: From Epistemic Failure to Successful Observation

The Philosophy of Presence: From Epistemic Failure to Successful Observation The paper introduces a new model of telepresence. First, it criticizes the standard model of presence as epistemic failure , showing it to be inadequate. It then replaces it with a new model of presence as successful observation . It further provides reasons to distinguish between two types of presence, backward and forward . The new model is then tested against two ethical issues whose nature has been modified by the development of digital information and communication technologies, namely pornography and privacy, and shown to be effective. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments MIT Press

The Philosophy of Presence: From Epistemic Failure to Successful Observation

Loading next page...
 
/lp/mit-press/the-philosophy-of-presence-from-epistemic-failure-to-successful-UT81FDVi10
Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
© 2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ISSN
1054-7460
eISSN
1531-3263
DOI
10.1162/105474605775196553
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

The paper introduces a new model of telepresence. First, it criticizes the standard model of presence as epistemic failure , showing it to be inadequate. It then replaces it with a new model of presence as successful observation . It further provides reasons to distinguish between two types of presence, backward and forward . The new model is then tested against two ethical issues whose nature has been modified by the development of digital information and communication technologies, namely pornography and privacy, and shown to be effective.

Journal

Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual EnvironmentsMIT Press

Published: Dec 1, 2005

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off