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  • Jan Westerhoff

Abstract

Most people take for granted that the life they are living is real. However, never to have at least suspected that things might not be exactly as they seem lacks philosophical imagination. The Introduction outlines the direction of the book, asking such questions as: how can we tell our waking experiences from our dreams? How do we know that the things, and other people, around us are real? What part does time play in our perception of reality?

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