“Soul-Brain” (SB 3.31.45)

Alachua - 1998 / (041)

In recent times philosophical thinkers have been confronted by the mind-body problem, no less vigorously than they have been for thousands of years. Thompson considers the relevancy of this dilemma by comparing the Gestalt theories of perception with the Bhagavatam's philosophy of the soul. He considers how this “unified whole” approach could help demystify a variety of enigmas, such as qualia, stigmata, cognitive anomalies identified with hydrocephalus, and out-of-body experiences.