Dr. Charles T. Tart on May 4th, 2017

Bias and Mind: Detecting It, Working With It, Transcendent Mind Charles T. Tart Copyright © 2017 Charles T. Tart While eating my breakfast this morning, I was reading an excellent new book on expanding the frontiers of science to include the mind, rather than materialistically explain it away.  It’s Transcendent Mind: Rethinking the Science of […]

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I’ve told some of you before that I always feel a little embarrassed when I “promote” my own books, even though I realize that’s stupid to feel that way.  It’s not like I’m trying to sell some inferior product to people, I spend an enormous amount of time writing a book to share knowledge that […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on September 11th, 2011

Dr. Charles Tart Mindfulness Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 16 of 18 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: It’s a very unusual environment here at ITP, going back to William’s concerns for a minute or so. We don’t have a doctrine. We’re not a particular […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on June 15th, 2011

Recently my colleague Ed Kelly circulated a set of bullet points summarizing some consensus arising from the Esalen invitational Sursem conferences on the possibility of postmortem survival.  The focus at these conferences had slowly widened from how do we scientifically investigate the possibility of postmortem survival per se to questions about the ultimate nature of […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on May 1st, 2011

My wife Judy and I have just completed a 6-day retreat on Dzogchen approaches to liberation with lama Tsoknyi Rinpoche, held at Mt. Madonna Conference Center.  Now it’s a couple of days of camping in a redwood park to cool down, before jumping fully back into ordinary life, but I’ve been reflecting a lot and […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 18th, 2011

Some interesting correspondence on world views, altered states, animism, materialism, suppression of the bright shadow, Dismissive Materialism, etc. that, with Matt Colborn’s permission, I’m sharing. 3-17-11 Hi Charles — I’ve just been doing some corrections to the manuscript of my book Pluralism and the Mind and as a result been thinking a lot about different […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 6th, 2011

Many of you know that one of my primary interests is building bridges between first-class science and first-class spirituality, so they can stimulate each other.  My The End of Materialism book in 2009 was a major effort in this direction, arguing that, given scientific evidence, it is reasonable to be both scientific and spiritual in […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on December 22nd, 2010

I will be offering a basic parapsychology class online for the first time at ITP in the Winter quarter of 2011.  For those who are interested in a good reading list on parapsychology or an idea of what my course is like, I have included a shortened (leaving out stuff about writing standards for student […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 15th, 2010

This is to illustrate the announcement posted this same date about a possible online version of this course being open to auditors for Winter 2011. Syllabus, ITP PRES2073, Basic Parapsychology Professor Tart Copyright Charles T. Tart 2008 Winter 2009, Tuesday evenings, Kiva, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Note this is 2009 in person syllabus, NOT what […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 15th, 2010

As part of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology’s planned revisions to make our accredited PhD program more accessible to graduate students who cannot afford to come full time to a residency program for several years, we are thinking about offering some of our courses online, so a student could have more flexible timing each week […]

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