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On this e-book the method of the pure sciences is adopted to confront the ontological query of how far mystical experiences may be thought-about as reviews of an goal actuality fairly than reviews of subjective delusions.
Transferring past conventional philosophical or cultural and theological interpretations of mystical phenomena, the writer makes use of inductive inference to research claims made by secular and non secular mystics, spotlight hyperlinks between altered states of consciousness and neurochemistry, and counters reductionist claims that mystical states are completely merchandise of neurochemical, neurophysiological, or psychopathological components. The textual content additionally considers the constructive long-term results of correct use of psychedelics and meditation.
This contemporary method to mystical experiences will probably be of curiosity to students, researchers, and postgraduate college students working within the areas of psychology and neuroscience, and with an curiosity in mysticism in non secular research and philosophy.