Consciousness at the Crossroads

Consciousness at the Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Scince and Buddhism From the
1989 Mind and Life Conference

Consciousness at the Crossroads:
Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism

Edited by Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston and B. Alan Wallace
Snow Lion Publications

This book addresses some of the most fundamental and troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between the realms of Western science and religion for centuries. Is the mind nothing more than an ephemeral side-effect of the brain’s physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet identified them? How does consciousness begin? How do we know what we know? Buddhism, with its emphasis on empirical observation of mental processes, offers insights into these thorny questions, while the Dalai Lama’s own incisive, clear approach and open-minded pursuit of knowledge both challenges and offers inspiration to Western scientists.

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