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Mindfulness Meditation

A Sartrean Analysis

Dane Sawyer

socially and academically, in Buddhist mindfulness practices and meditation is likely no different. It may be more interesting, however, that increasingly, mindfulness practices and meditation have found a home among Western psychologists and align quite

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Mindfulness and Hasidic Modernism

Toward a Contemplative Ethnography

Don Seeman and Michael Karlin

Mindfulness’ has emerged as one of the centrally contested terms of the new contemplative studies or ‘contemplative sciences’ ( B. Ozawa-de Silva 2016 ) that have focused on Buddhist and Buddhist-inspired meditative practices in psychology

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A Contemplative Approach in the Framework of Environmental Education

The Potential of Mindfulness

Irida Tsevreni

through mindfulness in the process of reconnecting human beings with the rest of nature. It attempts to combine eco-phenomenology ( Abram 1997 ; Brown and Toadvine 2003 ) with contemplative learning through the notion and practice of mindfulness. It

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Discourses, Bodies, and Questions of Sharedness in Kenya's Wellness Communities

Sarah M. Hillewaert

interactions. The way in which Niles gravitated toward this practice, Jake emphasized, shows how practices like mindfulness resonate with locals. Kenyans, he repeated once more, are naturally inclined to total acceptance and detachment. Yet nowadays, he sighed

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A Response to “Listening with Displacement”

Rihab Azar

well”? Listening With “Each Other”? Mindfulness, Empathy, and Transformative Interactions As noted above, I see the potential of “Listening with Displacement” not mainly as an anthropological model but rather as a relational social practice, as

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Responsible Doubt and Embodied Conviction

The Infrastructure of British Equestrian Horse/Human ‘Partnership’

Rosie Jones McVey

paralysis is particularly apt here for the way it evokes the decision-making process as involving the fleshy body. However, as Jack’s success with Benji demonstrated, this ‘mindful body’ (Scheper-Hughes and Lock 1987) is not merely the location in which

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How the Past Matters in HIV Healthcare Delivery

A Case Study of Long-Term Survivors of the Epidemic Who Identify as Gay Men

Agata Pacho

understanding of the contexts in which HIV healthcare is delivered can be expanded, particularly by being mindful of the social history of the epidemic and how it continues to be a resource in today's care delivery practices. I argue that granting deference to

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Ethics, Sublimity and Hospitality

Levinas and the Romantics

Mehrdad Bidgoli and Pyeaam Abbasi

pang, the curse, with which they died, Had never pass'd away: I could not draw my een from theirs Ne turn them up to pray. (443–446) And hence his redemption. He now comes back to a new life, a foot ‘on the hither side’, mindful of the other

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Book Reviews

Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

-animism/ . CASSANITI, J. L., Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia , 318 pp., glossary, references, index. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2018. Paperback, $27.95. ISBN 9781501709173. Mindfulness is at the heart of Buddhism, the seventh of the

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Book and Film Reviews

Valdis Tēraudkalns, Graham Harvey, Vera Lazzaretti, Nélia Dias, Rebecca Janzen, Amanda Lanzillo, Sandhya Fuchs, Zoë Slatoff, Karen O'Brien-Kop, Lu Liu, Marco Guglielmi, Elizabeth Coville, Aurora Donzelli, and Dana Rappoport

. The Philosophy of the Yogasutra: An Introduction . London : Bloomsbury Academic . ORELLANA, Marjorie Elaine Faulstich, Mindful Ethnography: Mind, Heart and Activity for Transformative Social Research , 186 pp, 4 b/w ills. London: Routledge