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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Буддизм и современная психология от партнера Принстонский университет

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The Dalai Lama has said that Buddhism and science are deeply compatible and has encouraged Western scholars to critically examine both the meditative practice and Buddhist ideas about the human mind. A number of scientists and philosophers have taken up this challenge. There have been brain scans of meditators and philosophical examinations of Buddhist doctrines. There have even been discussions of Darwin and the Buddha: Do early Buddhist descriptions of the mind, and of the human condition, make particular sense in light of evolutionary psychology? This course will examine how Buddhism is faring under this scrutiny. Are neuroscientists starting to understand how meditation “works”? Would such an understanding validate meditation—or might physical explanations of meditation undermine the spiritual significance attributed to it? And how are some of the basic Buddhist claims about the human mind holding up? We’ll pay special attention to some highly counterintuitive doctrines: that the self doesn’t exist, and that much of perceived reality is in some sense illusory. Do these claims, radical as they sound, make a certain kind of sense in light of modern psychology? And what are the implications of all this for how we should live our lives? Can meditation make us not just happier, but better people? All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion....

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2 мар. 2016 г.

Engaging content and excellent pace. While the level is introductory (I'd have liked a bit more depth), I would expect this from a lower-division/breadth course—and even more so from a MOOC like this.

25 окт. 2020 г.

I thought this was a great introduction to both modern Buddhist thought and evolutionary psychology. Professor Wright is an excellent lecturer, and his office hours are informative as well as amusing.

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автор: John H

15 янв. 2017 г.

Phenomenal course! It cast a new light on Buddhism for me, which was absolutely fascinating...

автор: Cristabel E

11 сент. 2016 г.

Life changing course... excellently executed! So so pleased I took it! Please make a follow up!

автор: Zhou X

25 мая 2016 г.

Great course by Robert Wright! A lot of interesting chapters and video conversations to follow.

автор: Gerry B

14 июня 2020 г.

The course was mind-opening for me. I can apply this personally on my daily struggles in life.

автор: Balaji

11 мая 2020 г.

I found the course very useful to get started. It certainly kindles interest in learning more.

автор: Juan P G

12 февр. 2020 г.

Thank you teachers, teachings and classmates! May all beings be benefited from our practice =)

автор: Sebastien M

12 янв. 2017 г.

Enlightening (no joke!) Great course, good pace - take it. You won't regret the time invested!

автор: Mariana R G

10 июня 2020 г.

Excelent course, more than I expected, excelent teacher and really really interesting course.

автор: Monu K

17 мая 2020 г.

Good insights for someone exploring Buddhism, meditation and its connect to modern psychology

автор: L T O P

10 дек. 2019 г.

Simple and elaborate. Lucid presentation with proper examples that a listener can connect to.

автор: bimal b p

15 апр. 2018 г.

Excellent course. Many of concepts got cleared. Above all it is of immense practical utility.

автор: Rohit

1 мар. 2017 г.

Course is brilliantly organised and loved the way modern science has been linked to Buddhism.

автор: Arturo M F

31 мая 2020 г.

Excelente curso, muy buenos aportes teóricos y excelente la pedagogía del profesor. Gracias!

автор: Valentina B

4 мая 2019 г.

Great course, super enjoyable and makes you reflex a lot about yourself. Highly recommended!

автор: Brittany

15 сент. 2015 г.

I love this course, I am so excited it is back up and I will be taking it for a second time!

автор: Katy D

19 июня 2016 г.

Brilliant. Organised. Interesting. Thought provoking. Really enjoyed the course! Thank you

автор: Adam B

12 июня 2017 г.

Fascinating course! Lots of thinking about how the mind works, and how we can best use it.

автор: Guy G

7 дек. 2015 г.

This class should be mandatory ofr every human being. You will learn a lot about yourself.

автор: Blanka G C

23 авг. 2020 г.

I loved this course and I find professor Wright most charming and delightful :) take care

автор: seema r

25 июня 2020 г.

It was very enlightened course for me.Particular meditation section was very interesting.

автор: Khelesh B

20 июня 2020 г.

this is an amazing course and it is very useful to me and i am satisfied with this course

автор: Chris B

13 июня 2020 г.

Exceptionally enlightening. Quality all the way from start to finish. Highly recommended.

автор: Abhiram

5 мая 2020 г.

Now I am more aware of my thoughts and actions, and how to manage them for my betterment.

автор: Arne K

19 окт. 2017 г.

Thoughtprovoking, insightful, exciting and entertaining. A great lecture and performance.

автор: soumaya h

22 янв. 2016 г.

very interesting course, I just started finished week1, I am excited to continue the rest