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Reimagining the soul : afterlife in the age of matter

Author: Douglas M Stokes
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores conceptions of the soul and the afterlife that are consistent with the findings of modern science. Many possible afterlives are examined, including physical resurrection (whether supernatural, biological or cybernetic in form), reincarnation, participation in a dream-like world or collective mind, and the persistence of recycling centers of pure consciousness"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas M Stokes
ISBN: 9780786477074 0786477075
OCLC Number: 853310489
Description: vii, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Consciousness and determinism --
A taxonomy of souls --
The realm(s) of the god(s) --
Consciousness and matter --
The question of psi phenomena --
Afterlife #1: physical and quasi-physical resurrection --
Afterlife #2: the dreamworld --
Afterlife #3: the collective mind --
Afterlife #4: reincarnation --
Souls, microsouls, macrosouls, megasouls, and gods --
Fundamental questions.
Responsibility: Douglas M. Stokes.

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"This book explores conceptions of the soul and the afterlife that are consistent with the findings of modern science. Many possible afterlives are examined, including physical resurrection (whether supernatural, biological or cybernetic in form), reincarnation, participation in a dream-like world or collective mind, and the persistence of recycling centers of pure consciousness"--

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