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Consciousness and Mind
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Consciousness and mind are both concepts that are very nebulous and difficult to define, and there have been different ways of characterizing them by philosophers and scientists of all persuasions. There has been no closure to this discussion, and one wonders if there could indeed be a settled definition to these two very intricate concepts. However, there is a distinct differenc…

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Rukmani, T.S., “Consciousness and Mind”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 26 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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