Koans, Creativity and Consciousness

Koans, Creativity and Consciousness

by Albert Low
     
 

What is most important, but invariably overlooked, is not what I am conscious of, but that I am conscious. The only way this can be verified or even considered is by “1st person” enquiry. A way by which this can be established is by koan practice. I explore ways to allay scientific suspicion towards subjective accounts, and show how koan study is used

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Overview

What is most important, but invariably overlooked, is not what I am conscious of, but that I am conscious. The only way this can be verified or even considered is by “1st person” enquiry. A way by which this can be established is by koan practice. I explore ways to allay scientific suspicion towards subjective accounts, and show how koan study is used as first person scientific inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045005142
Publisher:
Albert Low
Publication date:
09/22/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
151,960
File size:
109 KB

Meet the Author

Albert William Low is an authorized Zen master, an internationally published author, and a former human resources executive. He has lived in England, South Africa, Canada, and the United States and has resided in Montreal since 1979 as the Teacher and Director of the Montreal Zen Center.

Albert Low holds a BA degree in Philosophy and Psychology, and is a trained counselor. In 2003, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for scholastic attainment and community service by Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario.

As an internationally acclaimed author, he has had fourteen books published, some of which have been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Turkish.

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