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William Richards

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231174060

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.001.0001

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Orientation, Definitions, and the Limits of Language

Orientation, Definitions, and the Limits of Language

(p.8) 2 Orientation, Definitions, and the Limits of Language
Sacred Knowledge

William A. Richards

G. William Barnard

Columbia University Press

Mystical and non-mystical alternative states of consciousness, Relation of brain and nervous system to consciousness.

Keywords:   Mystical Consciousness, Perennial Philosophy, Maslow, Bergson, Jaspers, Ineffability

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