Re: FW: Religous Variation

Peter D. Junger (junger@PDJ2-RA.F-REMOTE.CWRU.EDU)
Tue, 30 Jul 1996 13:14:25 -0400

John McCreery writes:

: I have read in various places that Mahayana Buddhist philosophy includes
: several subtle theories of mind. I would be delighted to hear more about
: them.

May I recommend:

AUTHOR Varela, Francisco J., 1945-
TITLE The embodied mind : cognitive science and human experience /
Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson, Eleanor Rosch.
IMPRINT Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1991.
DESCRIPT'N xx, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
NOTE Includes bibliographical references and index.
ALT NAME Thompson, Evan.
Rosch, Eleanor.
SUBJECT Cognition.
Cognitive science.
Experiential learning.
Meditations --Buddhism.

for an example of Western cognitive scientists making use of Buddhist
``philosophy'' in an effort to understand the mind.

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH