Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and by Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald

By Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald Atmanspacher,Loriliai Biernacki,Bernard Carr,Wolfgang Fach,Michael Grosso,Michael Murphy,David E. Presti,Gregory Shaw,Henry P. Stapp,Eric M. Weiss,Ian Whicher

The upward push of contemporary technological know-how has introduced with it expanding popularity between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human event and with ideals commonly shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. so much modern scientists and philosophers think that truth is at backside simply actual, and that people are not anything greater than tremendous advanced organic machines. On such perspectives our daily studies of wide awake decision-making, loose will, and the self are illusory by-products of the grinding of our neural equipment. It follows that brain and character are unavoidably extinguished at demise, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or non secular truth of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the made from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their past booklet, Irreducible Mind, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate numerous well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical stories. during this new theory-oriented significant other quantity they move additional via trying to know how the area has to be constituted so that those “rogue” phenomena can happen. Drawing upon empirical technology, metaphysical philosophy, and the paranormal traditions, the authors paintings towards a stronger “big photograph” of the final personality of truth, one that strongly overlaps territory routinely occupied by way of the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technological know-how and spirituality by means of discovering a center direction among the polarized fundamentalisms, non secular and medical, that experience ruled fresh public discourse.

Contributions via: Harald Atmanspacher, Loriliai Biernacki, Bernard Carr, Wolfgang Fach, Michael Grosso, Michael Murphy, David E. Presti, Gregory Shaw, Henry P. Stapp, Eric M. Weiss, and Ian Whicher

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