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Meditation, Buddhism, and science

Author: David L McMahan; Erik Braun
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the interrelations between Buddhist traditions and the scientific study of meditation. Essays consider the nature of modern meditation, its secularisation, the values and goods implicit in practice, and the sorts of subjects that take shape under the influence of meditation framed within scientific discourse
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David L McMahan; Erik Braun
ISBN: 9780190495831 0190495839 9780190495794 0190495790
OCLC Number: 1025340043
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Previously issued in print: 2017
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
Description: 1 Online-Ressource illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: David McMahan and Erik Braun

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This top-rate collection is essential reading for researchers of modern Buddhism and highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate classes on Buddhism in the West, religion and science, and Read more...

 
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