Gentle Bridges: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind

Gentle Bridges: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind

by Jeremy W. Hayward, Francisco J. Varela
     
 

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What is the essence of the mind? Could computers ever have consciousness? Can compassion be learned? When does consciousness enter the human embryo? These are just some of the many questions that were discussed during a historic meeting that took place between several prominent Western scientists and the Dalai Lama. Gentle Bridges is a chronicle of this

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What is the essence of the mind? Could computers ever have consciousness? Can compassion be learned? When does consciousness enter the human embryo? These are just some of the many questions that were discussed during a historic meeting that took place between several prominent Western scientists and the Dalai Lama. Gentle Bridges is a chronicle of this extraordinary exchange of ideas.

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ISBN-13:
9781570628931
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,368,356
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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