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Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience - (Core Teachings of Dalai Lama) by The Dalai Lama (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 216

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Buddhism

Series Title: Core Teachings of Dalai Lama

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Shambhala

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Tibetan

Author: The Dalai Lama

Language: English

TCIN: 53997592
UPC: 9781559394789
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-6132


This book, designed as a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Western neuroscientists, takes readers on a journey through opposing fields of thought--showing that they may not be so opposing after all.

Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain's physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet identified them? How does consciousness happen? Organized by the Mind and Life Institute, this discussion addresses some of the most troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between Western science and religion. Edited by Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston, and B. Alan Wallace, Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience is the culmination of meetings between the Dalai Lama and a group of eminent neuroscientists and psychiatrists. The Dalai Lama's incisive, open-minded approach both challenges and offers inspiration to Western scientists.

This book was previously published under the title Consciousness at the Crossroads.

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