Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and by Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald

By Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald Atmanspacher,Loriliai Biernacki,Bernard Carr,Wolfgang Fach,Michael Grosso,Michael Murphy,David E. Presti,Gregory Shaw,Henry P. Stapp,Eric M. Weiss,Ian Whicher

The upward push of recent technology has introduced with it expanding attractiveness between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human adventure and with ideals broadly shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. so much modern scientists and philosophers think that truth is at backside merely actual, and that humans are not anything greater than super advanced organic machines. On such perspectives our daily reviews of wakeful decision-making, loose will, and the self are illusory by-products of the grinding of our neural equipment. It follows that brain and character are inevitably extinguished at loss of life, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or non secular fact of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the made from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their past e-book, Irreducible Mind, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate a variety of well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical reports. during this new theory-oriented significant other quantity they cross additional via trying to know how the realm has to be constituted so that those “rogue” phenomena can ensue. Drawing upon empirical technological know-how, metaphysical philosophy, and the paranormal traditions, the authors paintings towards a much better “big photo” of the overall personality of fact, one that strongly overlaps territory ordinarily occupied by means of the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technological know-how and spirituality by means of discovering a center course among the polarized fundamentalisms, non secular and clinical, that experience ruled contemporary public discourse.

Contributions by means of: Harald Atmanspacher, Loriliai Biernacki, Bernard Carr, Wolfgang Fach, Michael Grosso, Michael Murphy, David E. Presti, Gregory Shaw, Henry P. Stapp, Eric M. Weiss, and Ian Whicher

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