CfP: Consciousness Studies and Jainism

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The question of consciousness has been examined by philosophers and theologians for millennia, particularly in ancient India. Jain philosophy has a unique perspective on consciousness. Jainism regards consciousness as the most fundamental and intrinsic feature of the soul. Consciousness (cetanā), in Jainism, is an essential and defining perennial activity of the soul (ātmā) and cannot exist without the soul.

Considering Consciousness in Neuroscience Research: Cabrera and Reimers - Episode 19

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What can neuroscience tell us about human consciousness, the developing brains of babies, or lab-grown brain-like tissue? How do we define “consciousness” when it is a complex, much-debated topic? In this episode, Michigan State University researchers Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, and Dr.

Genes, Behavior, and the Brain: Cabrera and Reimers - Episode 17

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We can look at an individual’s DNA and know what their hair color is, but what about their behavioral traits? This episode features Michigan State University faculty Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Translational Neuroscience, and Dr. Mark Reimers, Associate Professor in the Neuroscience Program in the College of Natural Science.

H-Diplo/ISSF Roundtable 10-30 on Face-to-Face Diplomacy: Social Neuroscience and International Relations

H-Diplo | ISSF Roundtable, Volume X, No. 30 (2019)
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Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web/Production Editor: George Fujii

Marcus Holmes.  Face-to-Face Diplomacy:  Social Neuroscience and International RelationsNew York:  Cambridge University Press, 2018.  ISBN:  9781108417075 (hardback, $99.99).

Published on 1 July 2019

LECTURE> Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Seminar and Lecture: Bernard Faure

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies at the University of Calgary is pleased to present the Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Seminar and Lecture, with Prof. Bernard Faure.

Memorial Seminar

Divine Land, Demonic Seas: Another Look at Japanese Religion

Thursday, March 28, 3:30 p.m.  SS 527

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