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A Dream Interpreted within a Dream - Oneiropoiesis and the Prism of Imagination

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Dreams have attracted the curiosity of humankind for millennia. In A Dream Interpreted Within a Dream, Elliot Wolfson guides the reader through contemporary philosophical and scientific models to the archaic wisdom that the dream state and waking reality are on an equal phenomenal footing--that the phenomenal world is the dream from which one must awaken by waking to the d

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Hardcover, 576 pages
Published September 9th 2011 by MIT Press (first published August 12th 2011)
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Leif
Jun 15, 2013 rated it it was ok
In the endless potentiality of the dream Wolfson's prose sinks leaden into the mists of blurry, self-obsessed theognomic obscurity, never to be dreamt of again. A lesson in the destructive power of the research footnote.
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This is one of those rare books that is both rigorous and enthralling. Full marks!
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