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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 thrust of contemporary technology has introduced with it expanding attractiveness between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human event and with ideals extensively shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. such a lot modern scientists and philosophers think that truth is at backside in simple terms actual, and that humans are not anything greater than super complex organic machines. On such perspectives our daily studies of wakeful decision-making, unfastened 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 loss of life, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or religious fact of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the made from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their prior ebook, Irreducible Mind, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate quite a few well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical reports. during this new theory-oriented spouse quantity they cross additional by means of trying to know the way 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 far better “big photograph” of the overall personality of truth, one that strongly overlaps territory normally occupied via the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technology and spirituality by way of discovering a center direction 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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