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Value and meaning in Gestalt psychology and Mahayana Buddhism
This chapter seeks to establish connections Western psychological and Indo-Tibetan Buddhist philosophy in the area of ethics and value. In the face of how values have varied widely and changed greatly...
Concepts from eastern philosophy and Rogers' science of unitary human beings
A brief outline of Buddhist thought is presented. Four concepts from early Indian philosophy which contributed to the development of the middle way consequence (Mādhyamika-Prāsaṅg...
Exploring the nature and functions of the mind : a Tibetan Buddhist meditative perspective
The Tibetan Buddhist classification of mind, its divisions and the system of meditation practices aimed at achieving ideal states of being are a complex presentation of psychological, behavioral and s...
The physics of peace : quantum nonlocality and Buddhist emptiness
Author and astrophysicist Victor Mansfield looks into quantum view of reality and the Buddhist concept of emptiness. He outlines the 20th century debate in physics between Einstein and quantum theory ...
Time in physics and Buddhism
An astrophysicists looks at the notion of time in physics. He notes how time moves forward and can not be reversed. He connects this to Ludwig Boltzmann's idea that entropy (the measure of disorder) m...
Common ground, common cause : Buddhism and science on the afflictions of identity
Buddhist scholar William Waldron attempts to understand the reasons for human evil and the causes of suffering based on the viewpoint of Indian Buddhism and the biological and social sciences. (Zach R...
The Relevance of the Buddhist Theory of Dependent Co-origination to Cognitive Science
The canonical Buddhist account of the cognitive processes underlying our experience of the world prefigures recent developments in neuroscience. The developments in question are centered on two main ...
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Buddhism & science : breaking new ground
This volume contains contributions from prominent Buddhists, scholars, physicists, neurologists, and others on topics where Buddhism and the sciences share common ground. The book is divided into thre...
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