J. W. Dunne

(1875—1949) writer on philosophy

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pioneer aircraft designer and author of the widely‐read An Experiment with Time (1927) and The Serial Universe (1934), in which he outlined a theory of time to account for such phenomena as precognition, previsional dreaming, etc. Dunne's concept proved a useful dramatic device to J. B. Priestley in his ‘Time’ plays.

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