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

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The upward thrust of contemporary technological know-how has introduced with it expanding attractiveness between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human adventure and with ideals extensively shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. such a lot modern scientists and philosophers think that fact is at backside in basic terms actual, and that people are not anything greater than tremendous advanced organic machines. On such perspectives our daily reports of wide awake 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 unavoidably extinguished at demise, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or religious fact of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the manufactured from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their earlier book, Irreducible Mind, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate a number of well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical stories. during this new theory-oriented significant other quantity they move extra via trying to know the way the area needs 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 more robust “big photograph” of the overall personality of fact, one that strongly overlaps territory generally occupied through the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technological know-how and spirituality through discovering a center course among the polarized fundamentalisms, non secular and medical, that experience ruled contemporary public discourse.

Contributions via: 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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