10 Nov 2019

Descartes' dream argument remains unsolved after 400 years

From Sunday Morning, 10:40 am on 10 November 2019

Are you reading these words right now, or are you actually dreaming? What if we're in the Matrix but just don't know it? Today marks the 400-year anniversary of three dreams that French philosopher René Descartes had, sparking the idea that life could, in fact, be a dream. Professor Michael LeBuffe from the University of Otago Philosophy Department joins the show to discuss.

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