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Contemplative science : where Buddhism and neuroscience converge

Author: B Alan Wallace
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Series: Columbia series in science and religion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science has long treated religion as a set of personal beliefs that have little to do with a rational understanding of the mind and the universe. This work attempts to bridge this gap by launching an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wallace, B. Alan.
Contemplative science.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006011012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B Alan Wallace
ISBN: 0231510950 9780231510950 9780231138345 0231138342
OCLC Number: 568385752
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages).
Contents: Principles of contemplative science --
Where science and religion collide --
The study of consciousness, east and west --
Spiritual awakening and objective knowledge --
Buddhist nontheism, polytheism, and monotheism --
Worlds of intersubjectivity --
Śamatha : the contemplative refinement of attention --
Beyond idolatry : the renaissance of a spirit of empiricism.
Series Title: Columbia series in science and religion.
Responsibility: B. Alan Wallace.

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