Suggested Readings

Book List



Andressen, Jensine and Robert K.C. Forman. Cognitive Models and Spiritual Maps. Imprint, 2000.

Austin, James. Zen and the Brain. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998.

Austin, James. Reflections on Zen and the Brain. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006.

Barnard, G. William, and Jeffrey J. Kripal, Crossing Boundaries: Essays on the Ethical Status of Mysticism. Seven Bridges, 2002.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihalyi. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York: Harper and Row, 1990

Dewey, John. Experience and Education. Repr. New York: Free Press, 1997.

Goleman, Daniel. The Meditative Mind. Putnam, 1988.

Hadot, Pierre. Philosophy As a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault. Blackwell, 1995.

James, William. The Varieties of Religious Experience. London and New York: Longmans and Green, 1902.

Palmer, Helen (ed.). Inner Knowing: Consciousness, Creativity, Insight, and Intuition, New York, Jeremy B. Tarcher / Putnam, 1998.

Stock, Brian. Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self-Knowledge, and Ethics of Interpretation. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1998.

Thompson, Evan (ed.), Between Ourselves: Second-Person Issues in the Study of Consciousness. Imprint, 2001.

Varela, Francisco, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch. The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991.

______ and Jonathan Shear. The View from Within: First-person approaches to the study of consciousness. Imprint, 1999.

Wallace, B. Allan. Buddhism and Science . Columbia, 2003.

_______. The Taboo of Subjectivity: Towards a New Science of Consciousness. Oxford University Press, 2000.