Olga Louchakova-Schwartz

Olga Louchakova-Schwartz is Professor Emerita of Psychology and Comparative Religion, Professor of Philosophy of Religion, and Clinical Professor at the University of California at Davis. Her research of Tibetan Meditation at the Neurophenomenology Center in the Silicon Valley (which she founded and for several years directed) was featured on BBC and Science Daily. She is the Founding President of the Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience. She published more than 200 articles and book chapters in comparative philosophy of consciousness, spirituality, emergent religious phenomena, and phenomenology of life. She is the editor and contributing author of The Problem of Religious Experience: Case Studies in Phenomenology, with Reflections and Commentaries (Springer 2019), an editor of guest series of issues with Open Theology (De Gruyter), and is currently working on two books, Husserl and Suhrawardi: A Phenomenological Dialogue (Springer), and Religious Experience and Description: An Anthology (Lexington Press).

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Phenomenology of Religious Experience V

2021

Religious experience and the practice of psychology: commentary on part 4

2019

in: The problem of religious experience, Dordrecht : Springer

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Religious experience and transcendence (or the absence of such): commentary on part 2

2019

in: The problem of religious experience, Dordrecht : Springer

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The emancipatory continuity of religious emotion

2019

in: The problem of religious experience, Dordrecht : Springer

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The self-internalization of religious subjectivity: commentary on part 1

2019

in: The problem of religious experience, Dordrecht : Springer

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Toward a systematic phenomenology of the religious attitude: commentary on part 3

2019

in: The problem of religious experience, Dordrecht : Springer

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Phenomenology in dialogue

2019

The seal of philosophy: Tymieniecka's phenomenology of life versus islamic metaphysics

2014

in: Islamic philosophy and occidental phenomenology in dialogue, Dordrecht : Springer

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Cognitive phenomenology in the study of Tibetan meditation: phenomenological descriptions versus meditation styles

2013

in: Neurophenomenology and its applications to psychology, Dordrecht : Springer

The self and the world: Vedanta, sufism, and the presocratics in a phenomenological view

2011

in: Phenomenology/ontopoiesis retrieving geo-cosmic horizons of antiquity, Dordrecht : Springer

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Ontopoiesis and spiritual emergence: Bridging Tymieniecka's phenomenology of life and transpersonal psychology

2007

in: Phenomenology of life from the animal soul to the human mind, Dordrecht : Springer

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Ontopoiesis and union in the prayer of the heart: Contributions to psychotherapy and learning

2006

in: Logos of phenomenology and phenomenology of the logos IV, Dordrecht : Springer

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