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Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness 3/2013

01-09-2013 | BOOK REVIEW

Harald Walach, Stefan Schmidt, and Wayne B. Jonas: Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality New York: Springer, 298 pp

Auteur: S. Kenneth Thurman

Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness | Uitgave 3/2013

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According to the foreword, “ Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality was born out of a vision to build bridges and get different disciplines to talk to each other” (p. v). The individual contributors to this book come from a variety of disciplines and include a set of international scholars. The chapters for the book were originally presented as papers at an invitational meeting held in Freiburg, Germany in 2008. Because of its interdisciplinary nature, this book has relevance for psychologists, philosophers, neuroscientists, theologians, and religious scholars and perhaps even theoretical physicists. In fact, without some basic understanding of these disciplines, the reader may become a bit bogged down as some of the contributors employ jargon that is specific to a discipline. …
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Metagegevens
Titel
Harald Walach, Stefan Schmidt, and Wayne B. Jonas: Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality New York: Springer, 298 pp
Auteur
S. Kenneth Thurman
Publicatiedatum
01-09-2013
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Mindfulness / Uitgave 3/2013
Print ISSN: 1868-8527
Elektronisch ISSN: 1868-8535
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-013-0198-6

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