Meditation, Buddhism, and science

This volume explores the interrelations between Buddhist traditions and the scientific study of meditation. Essays consider the nature of modern meditation, its secularisation, the values and goods implicit in practice, and the sorts of subjects that take shape under the influence of meditation fram...

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Contributors: McMahan, David L. (Editor) ; Braun, Erik 1972- (Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017
In:Year: 2017
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Science
B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Neurosciences
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Meditation ; Buddhism
B Mindfulness (Psychology)
B Buddhism and science
B Meditation Buddhism
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Print version: 9780190495794
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Summary:This volume explores the interrelations between Buddhist traditions and the scientific study of meditation. Essays consider the nature of modern meditation, its secularisation, the values and goods implicit in practice, and the sorts of subjects that take shape under the influence of meditation framed within scientific discourse
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Previously issued in print: 2017
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0190495839
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190495794.001.0001