Overview
Introduction to the Series
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5, Part 1
Volume 5, Part 2
Volume 6
Volume 7
Volume 8
Volume 9
Volume 10
Volume 11
Volume 12
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Consciousness Based Education Book Series    
by MUM Faculty
Consciousness-Based Education: A Foundation for Teaching and Learning in the Academic Disciplines (12-Volume Series) 

How does human knowledge arise? In what way is it structured? What is the source of each academic discipline? Is there a fundamental connection among the academic disciplines that might unify them? And how do these questions (and their answers) affect teaching and learning?

This series of volumes is the result of a faculty-wide project to answer those questions, beginning from the founding of Maharishi University of Management in 1971 and continuing today. These volumes present the application of Consciousness-Basedâ„  Education to each of the 12 academic disciplines listed below. 


Volume 1: Consciousness-Based Education and Maharishi Vedic Science
Frederick Travis, Ph.D., Volume Editor, Published in 2011
This volume describes a discipline, Maharishi Vedic Science, that is the core of Consciousness-Based education. Maharishi Vedic Science studies the full range of human consciousness—from a self-interacting field of intelligence and creativity at the basis of life to its expressions in the orderly functioning of nature, studied by the objective approach of science, and in the full range of human experi?ences, studied in the subjective approach of Vedic Science.
              
Volume 2: Consciousness-Based Education 
Christopher Jones, Ph.D., Volume Editor, Published in 2011
Teaching and learning may take place in classrooms or in other physical settings, but fundamentally all teaching and learning takes place in consciousness. Maharishi Vedic Science is the discipline that studies the full range of human consciousness. It also provides simple, systematic, scientifically validated techniques for developing the full potential of consciousness. As such, it offers unprecedented benefits to education.
Volume 3: Consciousness-Based Education and Physiology and Health
Kenneth Walton, Ph.D., Janet Kernis, MS., Robert Schneider, MD, Paul Morehead, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011. 
Health care costs are spiraling, yet modern medicine does not prevent or cure disease. In response to this urgent need, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the noted scientist of consciousness and scholar of the Vedic tradition, has brought forth a new approach to health from the ancient Vedic tradition of knowledge that shows that the most effective way to restore balance and health is to enliven nature's intelligence within the body.
Volume 4: Consciousness-Based Education and Physics
Gerald Geer, Volume Editor, Published in 2011. 
This volume examines the most up-to-date, cutting-edge discoveries of modern physics and neuroscience in the light of the most advanced knowledge of human consciousness from the ancient Vedic tradition of India. The pursuit by modern science of the unified field—a single, universal, self-interacting field of intelligence at the basis of all forms and phenomena—corresponds precisely with discoveries from ancient Vedic science about the nature of pure consciousness as the ultimate foundation of the universe.
Volume 5, Mathematics, Parts 1 & 2: 
Volume 5, Part 1: Consciousness-Based Education and Mathematics: Part 1: Pure Mathematics in the Light of Maharishi Vedic Science and Maharishi Vedic Mathematics, and Part 2: Applications of Maharishi Vedic Science to Mathematics Education and Mathematical Research. 
Paul Corrazza, Ph.D., Anne Dow, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011. The articles in this volume discuss the foundations, applications, and teaching of mathematics from a Consciousness-Based perspective, based on insights from the Vedic Science developed by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. From this perspective, all knowledge is understood as arising from within the field of pure consciousness or pure intelligence. 
Volume 6: Consciousness-Based Education and Literature
Terrance Fairchild, Ph.D., Volume Editor, Published in 2011
Like the pond Henry David Thoreau fathoms in Walden, literature may be explored at increasingly subtle levels. Experienced readers quickly transcend to these subtler levels and discover literary meanings and aesthetic joys far beyond the obvious.
Volume 7: Consciousness-Based Education and Art
Matthew Beaufort, MA, Volume Editor, Published in 2011. 
Artists, art lovers, and art educators intuitively appreciate the importance of awareness in the arts—they realize that art is structured in the awareness of the artist, the viewer, and the culture. The body of knowledge about consciousness and higher human development that Maharishi put forward provides a new way of thinking about art—a wide-angle lens to view the field of art systematically and holistically, illuminating past, present, and future possibilities for the artist, for art, and for civilization.
Volume 8: Consciousness-Based Education and Management
Dennis Heaton, Ph.D., Jane Schmidt-Wilk, Ph.D., Bruce McCollum, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011  Consciousness-Based management traces management to its ultimate source in human consciousness. All aspects of management, from leadership to organizational behavior, from ethics to human resource management, are expressions of human consciousness, of human creative intelligence. If we can understand the dynamics of consciousness, we can understand the fundamental dynamics of management.
Volume 9: Consciousness-Based Education and Government
Rachel Goodman, Ph.D., William Sands, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011. 
Constitutions of all nations express high ideals of governance for a high quality of life for their citizens. Yet around the world, we find governments falling short of the ideals articulated in their constitutions. Each nation is governed, ultimately, by the collective consciousness of its citizens. If the collective consciousness is integrated and coherent, the nation will enjoy high quality of life and the government will be harmonious and effective.

Volume 10: Consciousness-Based Education and Computer Science
Keith Levi, Ph.D., Paul Corrazza, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011. 
A Consciousness-Based approach expands our understanding of fundamental principles of computer science, even the very notion of computing. This approach also adds a much-needed experiential component to the process of software development—embodied in a new agile process called absolute programming—by which Consciousness-Based technologies directly enhance the software engineer's intelligence and capabilities.
Volume 11: Volume 11: Consciousness-Based Education and Sustainability
Mabel Scaroni-Fisher, Ph.D., David Fisher, Ph.D., Volume Editors, Published in 2011. 
Creating a truly sustainable world requires a transformation in human consciousness. Deep within the mind of every individual is a field of silent, pure, unbounded consciousness that is the wellspring of all the laws of nature. Applied to the field of sustainable living, Consciousness-Based Education offers a rich new approach to cultivating the full potential of consciousness as the foundation for a truly sustainable, peaceful, and prosperous world.
Volume 12: Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace
Rachel Goodman, Ph.D., Volume Editor, Published in 2011. 
World peace has been a long-sought goal of humankind. Yet nothing thus far has been successful in creating lasting peace. The Vedic approach to peace takes advantage of field effects of consciousness, parallel to the field effects described in quantum physics, by which groups of people practicing the Transcendental Meditation and TM -Sidhi programs enliven waves of peace throughout society.


 
 
 
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