Demystifying Consciousness with Mysticism ? Cognitive Science and Mystical Traditions

@inproceedings{Vr2013DemystifyingCW,
  title={Demystifying Consciousness with Mysticism ? Cognitive Science and Mystical Traditions},
  author={Sebastjan V{\"o}r{\"o}{\vs}},
  year={2013}
}
  • Sebastjan Vöröš
  • Published 2013
The article considers whether, and how, current scientific studies of consciousness might benefit from insights of mystical traditions. Although considerable effort has been expanded towards introducing mysticism into mainstream cognitive science, the topic is still controversial, not least because of the multifariousness of meaning associated with the term (from “illogical thinking” through “visions” and “raptures” to “paranormal” and “psychopathological phenomena”). In the context of the… CONTINUE READING

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