Science and the Near Death Experience

Science and the Near Death Experience

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Science and the Near Death Experience:
Table of Contents
Foreword by Neal Grossman 
Introduction 
 
Part I
Does Consciousness Depend on the Brain? 
1. Ancient and Modern Theories 
2. Objections of Skeptics 
3. Opinions from Neuroscience 
4. Physics and Consciousness 
5. Are Memories Stored in the Brain? 
6. Theories of Life 
 
Part II
The Near-Death Experience 
7. Reports from the Brink 
8. Into the Abyss: Horrific Near-Death Experiences 
9. Near-Death Experiences across Cultures 
10. Proposed Psychological Explanations 
11.
Proposed Physiological Explanations 
12.
Experiencing Death through Drugs? 
13.
The “Dying Brain” Theory of Susan Blackmore 
14.
Veridical Near-Death Experiences 
15.
Near-Death Experiences of People Who Are Blind
16.
The Scientific Challenge to Materialism 
17.
The Near-Death Experience as Evidence for Survival 
 
Part III
Deathbed Visions 
18: Reports from England to India 
19: Alternative Explanations 
20: Comparison with the Near-Death Experience 
   
Epilogue: Next
Notes 
Bibliography
Index
 
 
 
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