The Evolution of Consciousness: A New Science

The Evolution of Consciousness: A New Science

by Andrew Lohrey

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Overview

The Evolution of Consciousness begins to set an agenda for science to include consciousness. This program may well result in making redundant many of the cherished assumptions of mechanical science. When consciousness is considered, for example, the standard fiction that space and time are physical features of an independent universe is seen for what it is: an illusion. Both are features of universal consciousness. The universe is not full of information, as many scientists have thought, but full of the relations of Meaning. This book demonstrates how humans have seven ways to see and make meaning of the world. These represent the steps in the evolution of consciousness as well as the developmental phases in each person’s spiritual path.

“… a bravura achievement and a poke in the eye for uncompromising materialism…”

— Larry Dossey, author of One Mind

“Andrew Lohrey makes some astounding observations in this remarkably clear book.”

— Professor Stephen Muecke, University of Adelaide

Andrew Lohrey has a PhD in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney. His doctoral thesis, The Meaning of Consciousness, was published by the University of Michigan Press. He has contributed to several books, including Bridging Science and Spirituality, and has written papers on consciousness and meaning for a range of journals. He has four daughters and lives on the east coast of Tasmania with his wife, the writer Amanda Lohrey.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936033324
Publisher: ICRL Press
Publication date: 09/19/2018
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 906,436
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Introduction

Part I The Frame

1 Many Minds

2 One Consciousness

3 Meaning

4 A Natural Teleology

5 Relations of Meaning

6 The Order of Symmetry

7 Information Virus

Part II First and Second Sight

8 The Light of Sight

9 First Sight

10 The Sign

11 Second Sight

12 Ways of Seeing

13 Contexts

Part III Seeing the Light

14 Ego Seeing

15 Tribal Seeing

16 Separation Seeing

17 Empathic Seeing

18 Clairvoyant Seeing

19 Presence

20 Self Seeing

Appendix A: Brainwaves

Appendix B: Language

Appendix C: Brain Studies

Notes and References

Bibliography

Acknowledgements

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