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Author Young, Garry, 1966-

Title Transcending taboos a moral and psychological examination of cyberspace / Garry Young and Monica Whitty.

Published Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, 2012.

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Physical description 1 online resource ( vi, 226 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [188]-213) and index.
Contents 1 Introduction 1 -- Part 1 Should cyberspace be a space where, virtually, anything is permissible? 5 -- 2 Virtual immediacy: Altered contingencies, altered possibilities 7 -- 3 Disgust: A measure of moral wisdom or moral fallibility? 15 -- 4 Obscenity: A measure of offence or depravity? 25 -- 5 Passive voyeur: Where's the harm in looking? 36 -- 6 Virtually real emotions: Addressing the paradox of fiction 49 -- 7 On the nature of play: Cyberspace as a virtual playground 62 -- 8 Single-player games: What is and perhaps what should never be 75 -- 9 Multiplayer games: Are we all agreed? 91 -- Part 2 Nature and authenticity of selves within cyberspace 105 -- 10 Disembodiment: A meeting of minds 107 -- 11 Embodiment: Cyber-relations and possible selves 120 -- 12 Progressive embodiment: The supermorphic persona 130 -- Part 3 Psychological parity and changes to the self 143 -- 13 Violent games: Where's the harm in playing? 145 -- 14 Psychological parity: Coping with altered contingencies 156 -- 15 Identity and interpretation: Repercussion for parity and potential harm 170 -- 16 Transcending taboos: The way forward 185.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Whitty, Monica T., 1969-
Taylor & Francis.
Subject Virtual reality -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Cyberspace -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Virtual reality -- Psychological aspects.
Cyberspace -- Psychological aspects.
Local series Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN 9780203126769 (electronic bk.)
0203126769 (electronic bk.)
9781136458248 (electronic bk.)
1136458247 (electronic bk.)
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