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 K. Bulkeley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403965099

ISBN-13: 9781403965097

Pub. Date: 11/02/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Soul, Psyche, Brain is a collection of essays that address the relationships between neuroscience, religion and human nature. The 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 are the

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Soul, Psyche, Brain is a collection of essays that address the relationships between neuroscience, religion and human nature. The 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 are the neurological effects of meditation and prayer? How does the mind develop psychological and spiritual self-awareness? And what are the practical implications of brain-mind science for religious faith and moral reasoning?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965097
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
11/02/2005
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(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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