Consciousness Explained Better: Towards an Integral Understanding of the Multifaceted Nature of Consciousness [NOOK Book]

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Consciousness Explained Better is a clear explanation of consciousness in its many facets and forms. The book offers the first thoroughgoing exploration of consciousness grounded in Ken Wilber’s understanding of its many aspects and developmental structures, all of which combine to create the kaleidoscopic yet lucid experience that is the essence of each of the moments of our lives. In this book, consciousness is explored from many points of view: its historical evolution, its growth in the individual, its ...
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Consciousness Explained Better: Towards an Integral Understanding of the Multifaceted Nature of Consciousness

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Overview

Consciousness Explained Better is a clear explanation of consciousness in its many facets and forms. The book offers the first thoroughgoing exploration of consciousness grounded in Ken Wilber’s understanding of its many aspects and developmental structures, all of which combine to create the kaleidoscopic yet lucid experience that is the essence of each of the moments of our lives. In this book, consciousness is explored from many points of view: its historical evolution, its growth in the individual, its mystical dimensions, and the meaning of enlightenment.
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Editorial Reviews

Author of The Integral Vision - Ken Wilber
Allan Combs has written the finest book on consciousness in modern times, bar none. I give it my very highest recommendation.
author of Changes of Mind and Transcendent Sex - Jenny Wade
Consciousness Explained Better is a unique contribution. This compact volume represents thousands of years of humanity’s struggle to understand consciousness from a wide variety of perspectives. It is an up-to-date digest of the search in bite-sized chapters. Allan Combs has managed to encapsulate and synthesize vast bodies of thought and research without dilution. He has made even the most mind-twisting arguments and questions comprehensible, and he has brought forward scholarship and ri
The Noetic Post - Institute of Noetic Sciences
It is the synthesis of Combs's decades of study and experience condensed into a single volume, and his recognition that the study of consciousness has reached an evolutionary moment of choice.
author of Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution - Steve McIntosh
Using a friendly and engaging writing style, Dr. Allan Combs's book Consciousness Explained Better examines the most advanced thinking to date on the compelling subject of human consciousness. Professor Combs' own profound understanding of the field results in a clarity of focus that takes us to the heart of the matter. Moreover, as a prominent thinker within the integral philosophy movement, he writes with deep knowledge and abiding authority on the newly emerging "way of seeing" known as integ
founder of the Esalen Institute - Michael Murphy
Allan Combs brings new firepower to consciousness studies, joining Ken Wilber and others who are integrating contemporary research in neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, and other fields with the lore of the sacred traditions. This book is like Luke Skywalker's torpedo headed straight into the Death Star of reductive materialism.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013259553
  • Publisher: Paragon House Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

ALLAN COMBS is a senior faculty member at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and author of over one hundred publications on consciousness and the brain. His books include Synchronicity: In the Eyes of Science, Myth and the Trickster, with Mark Holland; and The Radiance of Being (2nd ed): Understanding the Grand Integral Vision; Living the Integral Life, winner of the best-book award of the Scientific and Medical Network of the UK, with a foreword by Ken Wilber.
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