Soul, Psyche, Brain: New Directions in the Study of Religion and Brain-Mind Science / Edition 1

Soul, Psyche, Brain: New Directions in the Study of Religion and Brain-Mind Science / Edition 1

by Kelly Bulkeley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403965099

ISBN-13: 9781403965097

Pub. Date: 11/05/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Soul, Psyche, Brain is a collection of essays that address the relationships between neuroscience, religion and human nature. Kelly Bulkeley's book highlights some startling new developments in neuroscience that have many people rethinking spirituality, the mind-body connection, and cognition in general. Soul, Psyche, Brain explores questions like: what can…  See more details below

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Soul, Psyche, Brain is a collection of essays that address the relationships between neuroscience, religion and human nature. Kelly Bulkeley's book highlights some startling new developments in neuroscience that have many people rethinking spirituality, the mind-body connection, and cognition in general. Soul, Psyche, Brain explores questions like: what can knowledge about the neurological activities of the brain tell us about consciousness? And what are the practical implications of brain-mind science for ethics and moral reasoning?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965097
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/05/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Genes, Brains, Minds: The Human Complex; H.Rolston III From Chaos to Self-Organization: The Brain, Dreaming, and Religious Experience; D.Kahn Brain, Mind, and Spirit - A Clinician's Perspective, or, Why I Am Not Afraid of Dualism; J.W.Jones Overcoming an Impoverished Ontology: Candrakirti on Buddhism and the Mind-Brain Problem; R.K.Payne Cognitive Science and Christian Theology; C.Burns Brain Science on Ethics: The Neurobiology of Making Choices; W.J.Freeman Attention, Meta-Cognition, and Zen: Where Neurocognition Meets the Master; T.Kahan, M.Freeland & P.Simone Converting: Toward a Cognitive Theory of Religious Change; P.Davis & L.Rambo Anomalous Phenomena in Psychology and Religion; S.Krippner The Psychology of Ultimate Concerns; R.Emmons Dreaming the Future of Religion and Brain-Mind Science; K.Bulkeley Religion out of Mind: The Ideology of Cognitive Science and Religion; J.Carrette

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