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Zen and the brain : toward an understanding of meditation and consciousness / James H. Austin.

By: Austin, James H, 1925-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1999, c1998Edition: 2nd MIT pbk. ed.Description: xxiv, 844 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0262011646 (hc : alk. paper); 9780262011648 (hc : alk. paper); 0262511096 (pb); 9780262511094 (pb).Subject(s): Meditation -- Zen Buddhism -- Physiological aspects | Meditation -- Zen Buddhism -- Psychology | Consciousness -- Religious aspects -- Zen Buddhism | Zen Buddhism | Brain -- physiology | Buddhism | Consciousness -- physiology | MeditationAlso available via the World Wide Web.
Contents:
Part 1: Starting to point toward Zen -- Part 2: Meditating -- Part 3: Neurologizing -- Part 4: Exploring states of consciousness -- Part 5: Quickening -- Part 6: Turning in: the absorptions -- Part 7: Turning out: the awakenings -- Part 8: Being and beyond: to the stage of ongoing enlightenment.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [712]-[825]) and index.

Part 1: Starting to point toward Zen -- Part 2: Meditating -- Part 3: Neurologizing -- Part 4: Exploring states of consciousness -- Part 5: Quickening -- Part 6: Turning in: the absorptions -- Part 7: Turning out: the awakenings -- Part 8: Being and beyond: to the stage of ongoing enlightenment.

Also available via the World Wide Web.

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