Cognitive Models and Spiritual Maps: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Religious Experience (Paperback)

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This book throws down a challenge to the field of religious studies. It offers new and exciting approaches for our understanding of religious experience, drawn from the methods of cognitive science, neuropsychology, developmental psychology, philosophy of mind, anthropology, and the many other fields that have joined together to investigate the phenomenon of consciousness.

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Publisher Imprint Academic
Mfg Part# 9780907845133
SKU 30711702
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0907845134
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.75L x 0.75T
Author Info
Ken Wilber
Ken Wilber received an M.A. in biochemistry and biophysics from the University of Nebraska. SPECTRUM OF CONSCIOUSNESS, his first book, was published when he was 23 years old. All of his work can be seen as one large project: an effort to find a unified theory of consciousness. He draws from the wisdom traditions of the East, from psychology, and from modern science. He studied with Chogyam Trungpa, the Tibetan spiritual leader. A prolific author of books and articles, Wilber co-founded a journal devoted to his work and other New Age issues called ReVisions. He has worked for Shambhala Press as general editor of their New Science Library series. One of his more personal books is GRACE AND GRIT, in which he writes about his wife's battle with terminal cancer. Selections of his journals were published as ONE TASTE.
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Editors Note COGNITIVE MODELS AND SPIRITUAL MAPS throws down a challenge to the field of religious studies. It offers new and exciting approaches for our understanding of religious experience, drawn from the methods of cognitive science, neuropsychology, developmental psychology, philosophy of mind, anthropology, and the many other fields that have joined together to investigate the phenomenon of consciousness. Contributors include: Ken Wilber, James Austin, Philip H. Wiebe.
Editors Note 1 This book throws down a challenge to the field of religious studies. It offers new and exciting approaches for our understanding of religious experience, drawn from the methods of cognitive science, neuropsychology, developmental psychology, philosophy of mind, anthropology, and the many other fields that have joined together to investigate the phenomenon of consciousness.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Imprint Academic
Series Part 7
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