CONSCIOUSNESS AND SPIRITUALITY
PGCert Course Module
These and other questions are at the core of your studies when you explore consciousness and spirituality as an Open Learner. Consciousness is the essential spark of what it is to be human, yet so much about it remains mysterious. Contemporary neuroscientific research has advanced our grasp of many features of conscious processing, but has not answered the fundamental question regarding the basis of consciousness.
As the influential philosopher, John Hick puts it, consciousness is “the great elephant in the materialist’s room.” We need to recognise that the essence of consciousness may transcend the material basis of mind as generally understood.
In this course you’ll get an opportunity to: