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The Problem of Pure Consciousness : Mysticism and Philosophy.

By: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1997Copyright date: ©1997Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780198022619
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Problem of Pure Consciousness : Mysticism and PhilosophyDDC classification:
  • 149.3;291.422
LOC classification:
  • BL625.P76 1997
Online resources:
Contents:
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.
Summary: This introduction to mysticism and philosophy is aimed at students of mysticism, religion and philosophy.
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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.

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