Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2078-7 (Print) 978-94-007-2079-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-21

    Neuroscience, Consciousness, Spirituality – Questions, Problems and Potential Solutions: An Introductory Essay

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    Pages 23-38

    Mindfulness in East and West – Is It the Same?

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    Pages 39-55

    Setting Our Own Terms: How We Used Ritual to Become Human

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    Pages 57-73

    Neuroscience and Spirituality – Findings and Consequences

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    Pages 75-79

    Consciousness: A Riddle and a Key in Neuroscience and Spirituality

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    Pages 81-95

    Generalized Entanglement – A Nonreductive Option for a Phenomenologically Dualist and Ontologically Monist View of Consciousness

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    Pages 97-107

    Complementarity of Phenomenal and Physiological Observables: A Primer on Generalised Quantum Theory and Its Scope for Neuroscience and Consciousness Studies

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    Pages 109-118

    Hard Problems in Philosophy of Mind and Physics: Do They Point to Spirituality as a Solution?

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    Pages 119-128

    Brain Structure and Meditation: How Spiritual Practice Shapes the Brain

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    Pages 129-155

    Neurophysiological Correlates to Psychological Trait Variables in Experienced Meditative Practitioners

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    Pages 157-194

    Reconsidering the Metaphysics of Science from the Inside Out

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    Pages 195-206

    Mindfulness Meditation: Deconditioning and Changing View

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    Pages 207-227

    Endless Consciousness: A Concept Based on Scientific Studies of Near-Death Experiences

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    Pages 229-251

    The Hard Problem Revisited: From Cognitive Neuroscience to Kabbalah and Back Again

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    Pages 253-262

    Towards a Neuroscience of Spirituality

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    Pages 263-278

    Sufism and Healing

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    Pages 279-288

    An Emerging New Model for Consciousness: The Consciousness Field Model

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 289-298