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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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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.

15 нояб. 2015 г.

I have been practicing meditation for two years already.In so far I have attended all Deepak Chopra meditation experiences which I found very helpful but not as helpful this course provided me so far.

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1226–1250 из 1,786 отзывов о курсе Буддизм и современная психология

автор: Hernán E

30 апр. 2020 г.

¡Gracias por compartir conocimiento!

автор: Erika V R

16 июня 2019 г.

Loved it, great teacher and subject.

автор: Johannes S

19 мар. 2018 г.

Very insightful, highly recommended!

автор: Kylie W

18 мар. 2016 г.

A very rewarding and engaging course

автор: Agustín B

28 сент. 2020 г.

Excellent course!. Congrats Robert!

автор: Sajo K S

7 июля 2020 г.

Nothing more good subject to learn.

автор: ANINDYA C

26 апр. 2019 г.

Excellent collection of real wisdom

автор: Alvaro P V

3 апр. 2018 г.

Great course! I wish it was longer!

автор: HE J

16 нояб. 2016 г.

Great class with great inspiration!

автор: Jeannette

1 мар. 2016 г.

Best course I have attended so far.

автор: Angel A A D

29 янв. 2016 г.

this might change the way you live.

автор: Lyan P

2 дек. 2015 г.

Amazing. Potentially life-changing.

автор: Jadhav P B

5 июля 2020 г.

Perfect course within short period

автор: Anant k

24 июня 2020 г.

I will recommend it to everyone...

автор: 22 I S

24 апр. 2020 г.

every session was very interactive

автор: Robert S

6 янв. 2018 г.

Great topic and wonderful teacher.

автор: ana p r m

2 окт. 2017 г.

Finally I have found this course!!

автор: Aprovip H

19 сент. 2017 г.

important issue to find live sense

автор: Pavel V

23 нояб. 2016 г.

great and good prepeared

enjoing it

автор: Edson N

6 апр. 2016 г.

I liked, this course is very good!


13 авг. 2020 г.

The best course i had in coursera

автор: Moni L

22 июля 2019 г.

Very Informative and interesting.

автор: jay b

1 мая 2018 г.

I like the lecturer s uncertainty

автор: sachin k

13 авг. 2020 г.

Thanks for this excellent course

автор: AMUDHA D

6 авг. 2020 г.

Its good and new learning course