Michael R. Heim

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Michael R. Heim
Born 1944
Occupation Author, Teacher

Michael R. Heim MA, PhD is an American author and educator. Known as "the philosopher of cyberspace",[1] Heim's three scholarly books - Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing (Yale University Press, 1986), The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality (Oxford University Press, 1993), and Virtual Realism (Oxford University Press, 1998) - have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. He taught at Missouri Western University in the 1980s, was an online lecturer for Connected Education in the mid-1980s, and taught at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, 1995-2002. Heim is currently a lecturer at the University of California, Irvine.

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  1. ^ JOHO - Journal of the Hyperlinked Organization, 16 May 1998