contemplative studies

Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications

Posted on Mar 7, 2013

Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications

Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications. Routledge (2013), 328pp. Mirabai Bush, founding Director and Senior Fellow of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, contributed a chapter on mindfulness and higher education to this...

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Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness

Austin, James. (1998). Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness. Cambridge: MIT...

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Contemplative Modes of Inquiry in Liberal Arts Education

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Burggraf, Susan and Peter Grossenbacher. “Contemplative Modes of Inquiry in Liberal Arts Education.” LiberalArtsOnline, June 2007.

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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihalyi. (1990). Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York:...

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The Meditative Mind: The Varieties of Meditative Experience

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

The Meditative Mind: The Varieties of Meditative Experience

Goleman, Daniel. (1996). The Meditative Mind: The Varieties of Meditative Experience. New York:...

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Philosophy As a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Philosophy As a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault

Hadot, Pierre. (1995). Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault....

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

James, William. (1902). The Varieties of Religious Experience. London and New York: Longmans and Green.

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Fostering Spiritual Intelligence: Undergraduates’ Growth in a Course about Consciousness

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Noble, Kathleen and William Green. “Fostering Spiritual Intelligence: Undergraduates’ Growth in a Course about Consciousness,” Advanced Development Journal, vol 12, 2010: 26-48.

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Inner Knowing: Consciousness, Creativity, Insight, and Intuition

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Inner Knowing: Consciousness, Creativity, Insight, and Intuition

Palmer, Helen (ed.). (1998). Inner Knowing: Consciousness, Creativity, Insight, and Intuition (New Consciousness Reader). New York, Jeremy B. Tarcher /...

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Phenomenological Method and Meditation

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Patrik, Linda. “Phenomenological Method and Meditation,” in Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, vol. 22 (1), 1994.

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Transplanting Tibetan Philosophy

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Patrik, Linda. “Transplanting Tibetan Philosophy,” E-ASPAC, 2004.

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Perilous Sitting: Krishnamurti’s Criticisms of Meditation Practice

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Patrik, Linda. “Perilous Sitting: Krishnamurti’s Criticisms of Meditation Practice,” Krishnamurti Monograph Series, #16 (2004).

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Letting Philosophy Go: the Role of Reasoning in Kagyü Tibetan Buddhism

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Patrik, Linda. “Letting Philosophy Go: the Role of Reasoning in Kagyü Tibetan Buddhism,” in International Studies in Philosophy, vol. 37, no. 1, 2005.

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Encoding for Endangered Tibetan Texts

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Patrik, Linda. “Encoding for Endangered Tibetan Texts,” Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2007.

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The Case for a Contemplative Philosophy of Education

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Repetti, Rick. “The Case for a Contemplative Philosophy of Education,” New Directions for Community Colleges: Contemplative Teaching and Learning 151 (Fall 2010), 5-15.

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Against Cognitive Imperialism

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Roth, Hal. “Against Cognitive Imperialism: A Call for a Non-Ethnocentric Approach to Cognitive Science and Religious Studies” Religion East and West, issue 8, Oct. 2008. Response to “Against Cognitive Imperialism” by B. Alan Wallace, Religion East and West, issue 8, Oct. 2008.

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Integrating Contemplative and Student Centered Education: a Synergistic Approach to Deep Learning

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Integrating Contemplative and Student Centered Education: a Synergistic Approach to Deep Learning

Seitz, Daniel David. “Integrating Contemplative and Student Centered Education: a Synergistic Approach to Deep Learning.” A dissertation submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education, June 2009, Higher Education Administration...

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Consciousness, Contemplation and the Academy

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Sellers-Young, Barbara. “Consciousness, Contemplation and the Academy.” Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, vol. 9, no. 1, April 2008.

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Mindfulness in Measurement: Reconsidering the Measurable in Mindfulness Practice

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Solloway, S. and Fisher, W. (2007) “Mindfulness in Measurement: Reconsidering the Measurable in Mindfulness Practice” International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 26, pp 58-81.

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Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious Experience

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious Experience

Steinbock, A. (2007). Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious Experience (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion). Bloomington: Indiana University...

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Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self-Knowledge, and Ethics of Interpretation

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self-Knowledge, and Ethics of Interpretation

Stock, Brian. (1998). Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self-Knowledge, and the Ethics of Interpretation. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard...

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The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

Varela, Francisco, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch. (1992). The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience. Cambridge: MIT...

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The View from Within: First-person approaches to the study of consciousness

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

The View from Within: First-person approaches to the study of consciousness

Varela, Francisco J. and Shear, Jonathan. (1999). The View from Within: First-person Approaches to the Study of Consciousness....

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Buddhism and Science

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Buddhism and Science

Wallace, B. Alan. (2003). Buddhism and Science. New York: Columbia University...

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The Taboo of Subjectivity: Towards a New Science of Consciousness

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

The Taboo of Subjectivity: Towards a New Science of Consciousness

Wallace, B. Alan. (2004). The Taboo of Subjectivity: Toward a New Science of Consciousness. Oxford University...

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Experience, Purpose, Pedagogy, and Theory: Ritual Activities in the Classroom

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

Experience, Purpose, Pedagogy, and Theory: Ritual Activities in the Classroom

Wallace, Mark. (2007). “Experience, Purpose, Pedagogy, and Theory: Ritual Activities in the Classroom” in Teaching Ritual (Aar Teaching Religious Studies Series), Catherine Bell, Ed. Oxford University...

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Mindfulness Bibliography

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

Williams, John C. and Zylowska, Lidia. (2008). Mindfulness Bibliography. Mindful Awareness Research Center, UCLA Semel Institute.

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