The Limits of Thought: Discussions between J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm

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The Limits of Thought is a series of penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader, J. Krishnamurti and the renowned physicist, David Bohm.
The starting point of their engaging exchange is the question: If truth is something different than reality, then what place has action in daily life in relation to truth and reality? We see Bohm and Krishnamurti explore the nature of consciousness and the condition of humanity. These ...

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Overview

The Limits of Thought is a series of penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader, J. Krishnamurti and the renowned physicist, David Bohm.
The starting point of their engaging exchange is the question: If truth is something different than reality, then what place has action in daily life in relation to truth and reality? We see Bohm and Krishnamurti explore the nature of consciousness and the condition of humanity. These enlightening dialogues address issues of truth, desire awareness, tradition, and love.
Limits of Thought is an important book by two very respected and important thinkers. Anyone interested to see how Krishnamurti and Bohm probe some of the most essential questions of our very existence will be drawn to this great work.

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An introduction to Krishnamurti's work as seen by Bohm, a theoretical physicist, as a result of dialogues between Bohm and Krishnamurti that spanned almost a quarter of a century. Although some of the dialogues have been made available in publications and recordings, this collection sheds further light on their challenging explorations of the nature of consciousness and the condition of humanity. The seven selections are divided into two sections<-->against the pressures of tradition, and seeing the illusions of security. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415193986
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/11/1999
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 501,552
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface: an introduction to Krishnamurti's work
Pt. I Against the pressures of tradition 1
1 Living in truth 3
2 Desire and goodness 28
3 Beyond attention and awareness 45
4 Thought and perception 67
5 Tradition and truth 83
Pt. II Seeing the illusions of security 99
6 The liberation of insight 101
7 The intelligence of love 115
Index 128
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