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: McMahan, David L. 1965- (Editor) ; Braun, Erik 1972- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press [2017]
In:Year: 2017
Reviews:[Rezension von: McMahan, David L. [Hrsg.], Meditation, Buddhism, and science] (2018) (Prohl, Inken, 1965 -)
Rethinking the transformation of Buddhist meditation (2018) (Lam, Kim)
Volumes / Articles:Show volumes/articles.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Science
B Buddhism / Meditation / Watchfulness / Neurosciences
RelBib Classification:AE Psychology of religion
BL Buddhism
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Mindfulness (Psychology)
B Buddhism and science
B Meditation Buddhism
B Meditation
Online Access: Table of Contents
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