Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience - Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Spiritual and Scientific Views of Our Minds

Author(s): H.H. The Dalai Lama; Zara Houshmand (Editor); Robert B. Livingston (Editor); B. Alan Wallace (Editor)

Buddhism & Mindfulness

This book, designed as a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Western neuroscientists, takes readers on a journey through opposing fields of thought--showing that they may not be so opposing after all.

Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain's physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet identified them? How does consciousness happen? Organized by the Mind and Life Institute, this discussion addresses some of the most troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between Western science and religion. Edited by Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston, and B. Alan Wallace, Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience is the culmination of meetings between the Dalai Lama and a group of eminent neuroscientists and psychiatrists. The Dalai Lama's incisive, open-minded approach both challenges and offers inspiration to Western scientists.

This book was previously published under the title Consciousness at the Crossroads.


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  • : 9781559394789
  • : Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
  • : Roost Books
  • : October 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : H.H. The Dalai Lama; Zara Houshmand (Editor); Robert B. Livingston (Editor); B. Alan Wallace (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 216