Ways of Knowing: Science and Mysticism Today

Ways of Knowing: Science and Mysticism Today

by Chris Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845400127

ISBN-13: 9781845400125

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: Imprint Academic

The world faces a crisis of meaning. The old stories — whether the exclusive claims of rival religions or the grand schemes of perennial philosophy — seem bankrupt to many. The editorial stance of this book is that mysticism and science offer a way forward here, but only if they abandon the idol of a single logical synthesis and acknowledge the diversity

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The world faces a crisis of meaning. The old stories — whether the exclusive claims of rival religions or the grand schemes of perennial philosophy — seem bankrupt to many. The editorial stance of this book is that mysticism and science offer a way forward here, but only if they abandon the idol of a single logical synthesis and acknowledge the diversity of different ways of knowing. The contributors, from disciplines as diverse as music, psychology, mathematics and religion, build a vision that honours diversity while pointing to an implicit unity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845400125
Publisher:
Imprint Academic
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.55(d)

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