• Title : Waking Up

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  • ISBN: 1451636016

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 256 pages


Waking Up Description

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.From multiple New York Times bestselling author, neuroscientist, and new atheist Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives and, therefore, that there is to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow.Waking Up is part seeker s memoir and part exploration of the scientific underpinnings of spirituality No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and no author other than Sam Harris a scientist, philosopher, and famous skeptic could write it..



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Author:Sam Harris
ISBN :1451636016
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Description: For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.From multi

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