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Consciousness

The word “consciousness” describes a state of awareness of our internal and external existence. It has been debated, explored, analyzed, and written about across philosophical, spiritual, and psychological traditions and throughout human history—and still remains largely mysterious, despite the fact that so much of animate life possesses it. Our search to understand consciousness—both our own and others’—can be described as the most quintessential human action that we can take in our existence.

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles (10th Anniversary Edition)

This new updated and expanded 10th-anniversary edition of The Biology of Belief will forever change how you think about your own thinking. Stunning new scientific discoveries about the biochemical effects of the brain's functioning show that all the cells of your body are affected by your thoughts.

Psychological Types (The Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 6)

One of the most important of Jung’s longer works, and probably the most famous of his books, Psychological Types appeared in German in 1921 after a “fallow period” of eight years during which Jung had published little.

Quantum Creativity: Think Quantum, Be Creative

In this mind-expanding work, physicist Amit Goswami, Ph.D., explores the world of human creativity—the ultimate source of joy and fulfillment—through the lens of quantum physics, and offers up a unique way to nurture and enhance your own creativity.

An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain

Does the mind reflect or dictate what the body sees and feels? What is the language of emotion? Is memory a function of our imaginations? Are we all just out of our minds? In this ambitious and enlightening work, Diane Ackerman combines an artist’s eye with a scientist’s erudition to illuminate ...

The Self-Aware Universe: How Consciousness Creates the Material World

Consciousness, not matter, is the ground of all existence, declares University of Oregon physicist Goswami, echoing the mystic sages of his native India. He holds that the universe is self-aware, and that consciousness creates the physical world.

Beyond the Pleasure Principle

In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches.

Chaos, Creativity, and Cosmic Consciousness

In this book of “trialogues,” the late psychedelic visionary and shamanologist Terence McKenna, acclaimed biologist and originator of the morphogenetic fields theory Rupert Sheldrake, and mathematician and chaos theory scientist Ralph Abraham explore the relationships between chaos and creativit...

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