Beyond Combination: How Cosmic Consciousness Grounds Ordinary Experience

  title={Beyond Combination: How Cosmic Consciousness Grounds Ordinary Experience},
  author={Itay Shani and Joachim Keppler},
  journal={Journal of the American Philosophical Association},
  pages={390 - 410}
  • I. ShaniJ. Keppler
  • Published 2018
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the American Philosophical Association
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