Dreaming and certainty

Philosophical Studies 45 (May):353-368 (1984)
Abstract
I argue that being wide awake is an epistemic virtue which enables me to recognize immediately that I'm wide awake. Also I argue that dreams are imaginings and that the wide awake mind can immediately discern the difference between imaginings and vivid sense experience. Descartes need only pinch himself.
Keywords Certainty  Dreaming  Epistemology
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DOI 10.1007/BF00355443
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