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Date of Award

Spring 2016

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science



First Advisor

Erik Vogt

Second Advisor

Maurice Wade


Slavoj Zizek has theorized the possibility of traversing the fantasy through immersion in cyberspace. We investigate this possibility, especially centering on its similarity to Adorno's understanding of aesthetics, wherein the ultimate experience of an autonomous aesthetic work is the destabilization of the coordinates of experience which it momentarily engenders.


Senior thesis completed at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Philosophy.