Zhai Zhenming

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Zhai Zhenming (Chinese: 翟振明; pinyin: Zhái Zhènmíng; Wade–Giles: Chai Chenming, born 1957), also Philip, is a philosopher who writes in both English and Chinese.

Zhai is the author of Get Real: A Philosophical Adventure in Virtual Reality (1998: Rowman & Littlefield), in which he argues that the logical extreme of virtual reality is ontologically equivalent to actual reality. Zhai also writes about cyberspace in light of its connection to virtual reality. The other book that he's written in English is The Radical Choice and Moral Theory (1994: Kluwer).

Zhai began to write philosophy in Chinese in 2000, when he took a professorship in philosophy at Sun Yat-sen University, China. When Richard Rorty visited China in July 2004, Zhai confronted Rorty's neo-pragmatism with his own reciprocal transcendentalism.[citation needed]

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