The Problem of Pure Consciousness :

Forman, Robert K. C.

The Problem of Pure Consciousness : Mysticism and Philosophy. - 1 online resource (318 pages)

Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: Mysticism, Constructivism, and Forgetting -- I: The Empirical Investigation -- The Unseen Seer and the Field: Consciousness in Sāmkhya and Yoga, -- Pure Consciousness and Indian Buddhism -- Eckhart, Gezücken, and the Ground of the Soul -- Ayin: The Concept of Nothingness in Jewish Mysticism -- II: The Philosophical Investigation -- Contemporary Epistemology and the Study of Mysticism -- Mysticism and Its Contexts -- Are Pure Consciousness Events Unmediated? -- Does the Philosophy of Mysticism Rest on a Mistake? -- On the Possibility of Pure Consciousness -- Is Mystical Experience Everywhere the Same? -- Experience and Interpretation in Mysticism -- Contributors.

This introduction to mysticism and philosophy is aimed at students of mysticism, religion and philosophy.


Consciousness -- Religious aspects.;Mysticism.

Electronic books.

BL625.P76 1997