Germana Pareti

Is it possible a science of spirituality? Proposals for the solution of a conflict

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Keywords: Medicine; Cerebral Cortex; Brain; Meditation; Mindfulness; Spirituality.

This review is intended summarize recent disputes originating from the investigation on neuroscience and its connection with religious and spiritual paths. It also traces success factors that mindfulness theories and meditation are obtaining in various areas of medicine such as endocrinology and immunology. "Sources". As matter of fact many principles behind this research are not new in the history of philosophy and they actually date back to William James' works as well as to the late nineteenth century "Psychical Research". "Conclusions". Perhaps the theory of mindfulness will find its legitimacy in its correlation with philosophy and humanities.

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