Other Ways of Knowing

Other Ways of Knowing

Author: John Broomfield

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 0892816147

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 259

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Our environment and our civilization are in crisis. But the wisdom to chart a new course is available to us from unexpected sources, including the sacred traditions of our ancestors. From the Polynesian technique of remote viewing to the formative causation theory of Rupert Sheldrake, Other Ways of Knowing examines perceptions and practices that challenge the narrow perspective of the West.
Other Ways of Knowing
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: John Broomfield
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-06 - Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

Our environment and our civilization are in crisis. But the wisdom to chart a new course is available to us from unexpected sources, including the sacred traditions of our ancestors. From the Polynesian technique of remote viewing to the formative causation theory of Rupert Sheldrake, Other Ways of Knowing examines
Ways of Knowing
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: John V. Pickstone
Categories: Medicine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This is a discussion of the historical development of science, technology and medicine in Western Europe and North America from the Renaissance to the present. By linking its development to the wider context of human society, the constant changing process of human perception, comprehension and manipulation of the world is
Ways of Knowing
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Chris Clarke
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-18 - Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

The world faces a crisis of meaning. The old stories - whether the exclusive claims of rival religions or the grand schemes of perennial philosophy - seem bankrupt to many. The editorial stance of this book is that mysticism and science offer a way forward here, but only if they
Jacques Maritain and the Many Ways of Knowing
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Douglas A. Ollivant
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: CUA Press

Drawing on the writings of Jacques Maritain--and by extension those of Thomas Aquinas--the essays in this volume examine the effects of theories of knowledge on individuals, culture, and entire schools of philosophical thought. The contributors challenge contemporary epistemologies, which are largely based on writings of Descartes, Locke, and Kant. They
Ways of Knowing
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Mark Harris
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

That there are multiple ways of knowing the world has become a truism. What meaning is left in the sheer familiarity of the phrase? The essays here consider how humans come to know themselves and their worlds. Should anthropologists should seek complexity or simplicity in their analyses of other societies?