Our virtual reality and mobile phone era has actually meant a cultural turning point or revolution. The concepts of duplication and availability have obtained totally new contents and meanings: distances seem to have shrunk to nil. Images and other objects can be distributed fron one person to another by merely one press of a button. Our entire existence is characterized by a sensation of speed and ease. Hardly any effort is required for access to artistic experiences. At the same time, the immediacy of experiences has turned into detachedness. What is the role of philosophy in such a turning point of cultural existence?