Lucid Dreams, Perfect Nightmares: Consciousness, Capitalism and Our Sleeping Selves

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Abstract

Review article discussing three books: Thompson, Evan. Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Mavromatis, Andreas. Hypnagogia: The Unique State of Consciousness between Wakefulness and Sleep. London: Thyrsos Press, 2010. Crary, Jonathan. 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep. London: Verso, 2014.

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  • Psychology

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  • dreaming, sleep, lucid dreams, hypnagogia, globalization, capitalism, the Internet
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-362
Number of pages8
JournalDistinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory
Volume17
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Aug 30
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo

Bibliographic note

Reviewed Work(s): Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy (by Thompson, Evan) Hypnagogia: The Unique State of Consciousness between Wakefulness and Sleep (by Mavromatis, Andreas) 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep (by Crary, Jonathan)

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