Center for Theory & Research

Volume V: Corps of Discovery

Table of Contents: Beyond Physicalism

Esalen Team

Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction: Science and Spirituality at a Crossroads

           Edward F. Kelly

Part I The Essential Background: “Rogue” Phenomena in Search of a Theory

       1. Empirical Challenges to Theory Construction

           Edward F. Kelly

       2. Mystical Experiences as Windows on Reality

           Paul Marshall

Part II Old and New Worldviews that Accommodate the Targeted Phenomena

       3. The “Transmission” Model of Mind and Body: A Brief History

          Michael Grosso

       4. A Psychobiological Perspective on “Transmission” Models

         Edward F. Kelly and David E. Presti

       5. A Quantum Mechanical Theory of the Mind/Brain Connection

         Henry P. Stapp

       6. Mind–Matter Correlations in Dual-Aspect Monism According to Pauli and Jung

         Harald Atmanspacher and Wolfgang Fach

       7. Hyperspatial Models of Matter and Mind

         Bernard Carr

       8. Platonic Siddhas: Supernatural Philosophers of Neoplatonism

         Gregory Shaw

       9. Patanjali’s Yoga Sūtras and the Siddhis

         Edward F. Kelly and Ian Whicher

       10. Conscious Body: Mind and Body in Abhinavagupta’s Tantra

         Loriliai Biernacki

       11. Why We Are Conscious of So Little: A Neo-Leibnizian Approach

         Paul Marshall

       12. Continuity of Mind: A Peircean Vision

         Adam Crabtree

       13. Mind Beyond Body: Transphysical Process Metaphysics

         Eric M. Weiss

Part III Putting the Pieces Together

       14. Toward a Worldview Grounded in Science and Spirituality

         Edward F. Kelly

       15. The Emergence of Evolutionary Panentheism

         Michael Murphy


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