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Title: Exploring actuality through experiment and experience (print)
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Piet Hut, 1952-

Description: A comparison is presented of three approaches to an understanding of `what is actual': modern science, Husserlian phenomenology, and Tibetan Buddhist Dzog Chen. In each approach, experiment is the central touch stone, while the theoretical `foundations' are dynamically changing. The roles that consciousness plays in each of the three approaches are contrasted, in a comparative analysis that provides a fresh look at the question of the possibility of a scientific study of consciousness.

Publisher Place: Cambridge, MA
Publisher: M.I.T. Press
Normalized publisher place: Cambridge, MA
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://mitpress.mit.edu/main/home/default.asp?sid=F6620BEC-9711-44C9-AB43-AA006E3AB22B
Published Date: 1999
URL: http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?sid=F6620BEC-9711-44C9-AB43-AA006E3AB22B&ttype=2&tid=3959
Extent: xx, 15 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Dzokchen (rdzogs chen)
Science
Phenomenology
Consciousness
William James
Institute for Advanced Study
Edmund Husserl
Classification: Buddhism and Science -- Buddhism -- Contemplative Practices -- Dzokchen (rdzogs chen)
Buddhism and Science -- International Science -- Cognitive Science -- Consciousness Studies
Buddhism and Science -- Related Humanities -- Philosophy -- Modern Philosophy -- Phenomenology
Cultural Coverage: United States
Temporal coverage: 20th century CE
Language: English
Interface Language: English
Source: Toward a Science of Consciousness III
Source Editor: Stuart R. Hameroff
Alfred W. Kaszniak,1949-
David John Chalmers, 1966-
Source Type: Collected Volume (individually authored chapters)
Source Page Numbers: 391-405
ISBN/ISSN: 0262581817

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Other Editions: Exploring actuality through experiment and experience (online)

Relation: Resource ID 783

Associated Information: Piet Hut: Natural Philosophy

Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Media type: Text
Resource Type: Article
Reader Rating: modest interest
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Date Of Record Creation: 2004-06-03 20:35:14
Date Record Checked: 2004-06-03
Date Last Modified: 2005-12-19 11:24:27
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