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Unbounded Wholeness: Bon, Dzogchen, and the Logic of the Nonconceptual

Anne Carolyn Klein and Tenzin Wangyal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195178494
eISBN:
9780199784790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides a study and translation of the Authenticity of Open Awareness, a foundational text of the Bon Dzogchen tradition. This is the first time a Bon philosophical text of this scope has ... More


Heart and Soul: A Qualitative Look at the Ethos of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness

Diana G. Tumminia

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay explores the cultural ethos and uses of meaning in the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA), a relatively new religion that displays a syncretistic postmodern assortment of ... More


The Nature of the New Religious Movements–Anticult “Culture War” in Microcosm: The Church of Scientology versus the Cult Awareness Network

Anson Shupe

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scientology is especially important for its role in destroying the Cult Awareness Network (CAN). This chapter provides an historical overview of this conflict, particularly focusing on the events ... More


The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Cyriel M.A. Pennartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Although science has made considerable progress in discovering the neural basis of cognition, how consciousness arises remains elusive. In this book, Pennartz analyzes which aspects of conscious ... More


Conclusion: The Social Implications of an Armed Citizenry

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the social implications of concealed carry policies, including the process for obtaining a CHL in Texas. One of the key features of that training is the development of ... More


Touch and Bodily Awareness

Matthew Fulkerson

in The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019965
eISBN:
9780262318471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019965.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter concerns how the sense of touch relates to the various forms of bodily awareness—including kinesthesis, proprioception, and the sense of agency. In particular, it addresses the question ... More


Intermodal Binding Awareness

Casey O’Callaghan

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Casey O’Callaghan’s chapter concerns a core variety of multisensory perceptual experience and argues that there is perceptually apparent intermodal feature binding. Just as one thing may perceptually ... More


Scaring Mothers: The Government Campaign for Breastfeeding

Joan B. Wolf

in Is Breast Best?: Taking on the Breastfeeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794814
eISBN:
9780814795255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794814.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter brackets the question of whether research has sufficiently demonstrated the advantages of breastfeeding in order to ask whether, even if proven, such benefits would be strong enough to ... More


Productive Ignorance: Assessing Public Understanding of Human Trafficking in Ukraine, Hungary and Great Britain

Kiril Sharapov

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Focusing on three national case studies this chapter explores the comparative empirical data on public knowledge and understanding of human trafficking, examining the link between public knowledge ... More


Intelligence and consciousness

Anthony Trewavas

in Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199539543
eISBN:
9780191788291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539543.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Consciousness is a term rarely applied to other animals and never to plants but Margulis indicates its likely ubiquity in all organisms. Assessment of signalling may be the clearest indication of ... More


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