Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and

The increase of contemporary technological know-how has introduced with it expanding attractiveness between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human event and with ideals extensively shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. so much modern scientists and philosophers think that truth is at backside merely actual, and that humans are not anything greater than tremendous complex organic machines. On such perspectives our daily stories of awake decision-making, unfastened will, and the self are illusory by-products of the grinding of our neural equipment. It follows that brain and character are unavoidably extinguished at demise, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or religious truth of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the manufactured from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their prior booklet, Irreducible brain, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate a variety of well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical reviews. during this new theory-oriented significant other quantity they pass extra via trying to know the way the realm needs to be constituted so that those “rogue” phenomena can happen. Drawing upon empirical technology, metaphysical philosophy, and the magical traditions, the authors paintings towards a stronger “big picture” of the final personality of fact, one that strongly overlaps territory routinely occupied by means of the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technology and spirituality through discovering a center direction among the polarized fundamentalisms, non secular and medical, that experience ruled contemporary public discourse.

Contributions by way of: Harald Atmanspacher, Loriliai Biernacki, Bernard Carr, Wolfgang Fach, Michael Grosso, Michael Murphy, David E. Presti, Gregory Shaw, Henry P. Stapp, Eric M. Weiss, and Ian Whicher

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