Reformulates the notion of the ego and provides a new perspective for understanding ego development and the role of the ego in spiritual life.
The ancient concept of spontaneous self-causation (ziran) from Daoism opens a path to understanding human action as self-organizing, attention as effortless, and art as somatic.
Demonstrates the profound overlap of philosophy’s mind-body problem and various racist doctrines found in thinkers ranging from Descartes to Kant.
Articulates an imaginationist solution to the question of how purely instrumental music can be perceived by a listener as having emotional content.
A constructive critique of neuropsychological research on human consciousness and religious experience that applies the thought of Bernard Lonergan.
The first English-language collection devoted to Hegel’s Philosophy of Subjective Spirit.
Explores the thought of Henri Bergson, highlighting his compelling theories on the nature of consciousness and its relationship to the physical world.
An anthology of readings in panpsychism, spanning two millennia.
This “unauthorized biography” of cognitive neuroscience unveils hidden errors in current mind-body accounts and sheds new light on basic scientific issues.
Examines Avicenna’s phenomenological considerations of the question of being.
Provides a critical exposition of the philosophy of Franklin Merrell-Wolff, a contemporary Western mystic.
Breaches the wall between the psychotherapeutic and the sacred as respected pioneers in the field give their vision of the synergistic potential in these two powerful traditions.
This is a translation of Frauwallner's Abhidharmastudien. It analyzes the literary traditions, doctrinal tendencies, and structural methods of the Buddhist Abhidarma canon in order to expose the beginnings ...
This book maps the course of human development from the earliest stages of ego development to the highest stages of ego transcendence.