A Neurophenomenology of Awe and Wonder

Towards a Non-Reductionist Cognitive Science
by Shaun Gallagher, Bruce Janz, Lauren Reinerman & others
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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Series: New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Publication Date: May 24, 2016

ISBN: 9781137496058

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This book presents a study of the various feelings of awe and wonder experienced by astronauts during space flight. It summarizes the results of two experimental, interdisciplinary studies that employ methods from neuroscience, psychology, phenomenology and simulation technology, and it argues for a non-reductionist approach to cognitive science.