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Shifting the Ground We Stand On: Buddhist and Western Thinkers Challenge Modernity

Shifting the Ground We Stand On: Buddhist and Western Thinkers Challenge Modernity, introduces a fresh perspective to the dialogue between Buddhism and science. An anthology of Tricycle essays and interviews by Linda Heuman, a journalist and visiting scholar of religious studies at Brown University, it brings together Buddhist scholars, neuroscientists, and cultural critics on the question of finding meaning in our modern world.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

    by Andrew Cooper
  2. “Whose Buddhism Is Truest?”

    by Linda Heuman
  3. “Religion in Evolution,”

    by Linda Heuman
  4. “What's at Stake as the Dharma Goes Modern?”

    by Linda Heuman
  5. “Meditation Nation,”

    by Linda Heuman
  6. “Don't Believe the Hype,”

    by Linda Heuman
  7. “Context Matters,”

    by Linda Heuman
  8. “Culture Wars,”

    by Linda Heuman
  9. “The Science Delusion,”

    by Linda Heuman
  10. “Eastern Self/Western Self,”

    by Linda Heuman
  11. “Eastern Self/Western Self Revisited,”

    by Linda Heuman
  12. “Under One Umbrella,”

    by Linda Heuman
  13. “The Embodied Mind,”

    by Linda Heuman
  14. “A More Human Science,”

    by Linda Heuman
  15. “A New Way Forward,”

    by Linda Heuman

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