Meditation, buddhism, and science

Introduction: From colonialism to brainscans : modern transformations of Buddhist meditation / David L. McMahan and Erik Braun -- How meditation works : theorizing the role of cultural context in Buddhist contemplative practices / David L. McMahan -- Looping effects and the cognitive science of mind...

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Contributors: Braun, Erik 1972- (Editor); McMahan, David L. 1965- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press [2017]
Reviews:[Rezension von: McMahan, David L. [Hrsg.], Meditation, Buddhism, and science] (2018) (Prohl, Inken)
Rethinking the transformation of Buddhist meditation (2018) (Lam, Kim)
Enclosed titles:Introduction: From colonialism to brainscans : modern transformations of Buddhist meditation  (David L. McMahan and Erik Braun)
How meditation works : theorizing the role of cultural context in Buddhist contemplative practices  (David L. McMahan)
Looping effects and the cognitive science of mindfulness meditation  (Evan Thompson)
Buddhism, happiness, and the science of meditation  (William Edelglass)
Reflections on Indian Buddhist thought and the scientific study of meditation, or: why scientists should talk more with their monks  (William S. Waldron)
'Mind the gap' : appearance and reality in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy  (Joanna Cook)
'Wherever you go, there you ... aren't?' non-self, spirits, and the concept of the person in Thai Buddhist mindfulness  (Julia Cassaniti)
'Mindfulness makes you a way better lover' : mindful sex and the adaption of Buddhism to new cultural desires  (Jeff Wilson)
Mindful but not religious : meditation and enchantment in the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn  (Erik Braun)
Is mindfulness Buddhist? (and why it matters)  (Robert H. Sharf)
Volumes / Articles:Show volumes/articles.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Science
B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Neurosciences
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Mindfulness (Psychology)
B Buddhism and science
B Meditation Buddhism
B Meditation
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Parallel Edition:Electronic
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Summary:Introduction: From colonialism to brainscans : modern transformations of Buddhist meditation / David L. McMahan and Erik Braun -- How meditation works : theorizing the role of cultural context in Buddhist contemplative practices / David L. McMahan -- Looping effects and the cognitive science of mindfulness meditation / Evan Thompson -- Buddhism, happiness, and the science of meditation / William Edelglass -- Reflections on Indian Buddhist thought and the scientific study of meditation, or: why scientists should talk more with their monks / William S. Waldron -- 'Mind the gap' : appearance and reality in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy / Joanna Cook -- 'Wherever you go, there you ... aren't?' non-self, spirits, and the concept of the person in Thai Buddhist mindfulness / Julia Cassaniti -- 'Mindfulness makes you a way better lover' : mindful sex and the adaption of Buddhism to new cultural desires / Jeff Wilson -- Mindful but not religious : meditation and enchantment in the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn / Erik Braun -- Is mindfulness Buddhist? (and why it matters) / Robert H. Sharf
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0190495804