1 edition of Studies in higher education, Indian psychology, and consciousness found in the catalog.
Studies in higher education, Indian psychology, and consciousness
2002 by Institute for Yoga and Consciousness, Andhra University in Visakhapatnam .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Higher education, Indian psychology & consciousness|
|Statement||edited by K.S. Chalam.|
|Contributions||Rao, K. Ramakrishna., Chalam, K. S. 1948-, Institute for Yoga and Consciousness (Andhra University)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||256 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||2007394674|
The new paradigm emerging in the synthesis of the findings of cutting-edge science suggests that there is an intrinsic dynamic behind the events that created the world we observe. For a review of the differences between conscious and unconscious integrations, see the article of E. The Vedas speak of cosmic law, but they also argue that Universal Consciousness is beyond things. Misra, A.
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These experiences, considered independently of any impact on behavior, are called qualia. Inter-disciplinary perspectives[ Indian psychology ] Western philosophers since the time of Descartes and Locke have struggled to comprehend the nature of consciousness and how it fits into a larger picture of the world. The roots of this attractor can be discovered in spontaneous experiences that each beyond the limits of conventional explanation. The structures assumed to be critical for consciousness in mammalian brains have homologous counterparts in avian brains. In the Institute of psychological research began at Patna and services headed by H. Although P-consciousness without A-consciousness is more widely accepted, there have been some hypothetical examples of A without P.
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It is not obvious to the rest of the Western world or the Far East. Integrated Information Theory This approach looks at consciousness by learning more about the physical processes that underlie our conscious experiences. The recent researches and findings in psychology call for integration of modern psychology with Indian thought.
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These ideas go beyond either present-day psychology or physics, but both these academic disciplines may be ready for revolutionary new advances. Assuming that not only humans but even some non-mammalian species are conscious, a number of evolutionary approaches to the problem of neural correlates of consciousness open up.
Philosophy of mind[ edit ] The philosophy of mind has given rise to many stances regarding consciousness. The classic example involves placing a spot of coloring on the skin or fur near the individual's forehead and seeing if they attempt to remove it or at least touch the spot, thus indicating that they recognize that the individual they are seeing in the mirror is themselves.
It has been argued that consciousness emerged i exclusively with the first Indian psychology, ii exclusively with the first mammals, iii independently in mammals and birds, or iv with the first reptiles.
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