Transpersonal Knowing: Exploring the Horizon of Consciousness

Transpersonal Knowing: Exploring the Horizon of Consciousness

by Tobin Hart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791446166

ISBN-13: 9780791446164

Pub. Date: 07/01/2000

Publisher: State University of New York Press

A collection of essays fusing psychology, postmodernist philosophy, and Asian mysticism. Introductory remarks set the scene of postmodern breakdown of "conventional" modes of knowledge, note the risk of total relativism, and propose the existence of a cultural shift to "postconventional knowing" that includes mystical experience. Essay titles include "Inspiration as…  See more details below

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A collection of essays fusing psychology, postmodernist philosophy, and Asian mysticism. Introductory remarks set the scene of postmodern breakdown of "conventional" modes of knowledge, note the risk of total relativism, and propose the existence of a cultural shift to "postconventional knowing" that includes mystical experience. Essay titles include "Inspiration as Transpersonal Knowing," "Mystical Experience and Radical Deconstruction," and "Dissolving the Center: Streamlining the Mind and Dismantling the Self." Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791446164
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Series:
Suny Series, Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. An Invitation to Authentic Knowing
Kaisa Puhakka

3. Inspiration as Transpersonal Knowing
Tobin Hart

4. Mystical Experience and Radical Deconstruction: Through the Ontological Looking Glass
Peter L. Nelson

5. Reflection and Presence: The Dialectic of Awakening
John Welwood

6. Dissolving the Center: Streamlining the Mind and Dismantling the Self
Fred. J. Hanna

7. Illuminative Presence
Zia Inayat Khan

8. Spiritual Inquiry
Donald Rothberg

9. Transpersonal Cognition in Developmental Perspective
Michael Washburn

10. Transpersonal Knowledge: A Participatory Approach to Transpersonal Phenomena
Jorge N. Ferrer

11. Deep Empathy
Tobin Hart

12. The Love That Dares Not Speak Its Name
Jenny Wade

13. Service as a Way of Knowing
Arthur J. Deikman

About the Contributors

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