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Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

Evan Thompson ; foreword by Stephen Batchelor
Format
Book
Published
New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780231137096, 0231137095, 9780231538312
Contents
  • The Dalai Lama's conjecture
  • Seeing: what is consciousness?
  • Waking: how do we perceive?
  • Being: what is pure awareness?
  • Dreaming: who am I?
  • Witnessing: is this a dream?
  • Imagining: are we real?
  • Floating: where am I?
  • Sleeping: are we conscious in deep sleep?
  • Dying: what happens when we die?
  • Knowing: is the self an illusion?
Description
xl, 453 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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