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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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VC

Nov 16, 2015

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.

CV

Mar 03, 2016

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.

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автор: Vela P

Apr 17, 2017

Excellent profesor and material.

автор: Zhengang Z

Jan 02, 2016

What an enlightening experience!

автор: David M

Nov 03, 2015

Insightful and enjoyable course.

автор: Petar J

Apr 08, 2019

Up to date adn relevant course.

автор: Ines G

Mar 07, 2018

Very interesting and inspiring.

автор: Katia S

Nov 03, 2019

A-MA-ZING! Worth doing twice.

автор: Pedro V

Apr 11, 2017

Half-way trough and loving it.

автор: Yudha H

Aug 09, 2016

Excellent material and teacher

автор: saman j

Mar 23, 2016

Answered many of my questions!

автор: John V T

Dec 16, 2015

Exceptionally well-done course

автор: Dario S

Nov 22, 2015

Thank you very much for all...

автор: Pamela M

Dec 31, 2019

Absolutely changed my life...

автор: Kumar G A

Aug 28, 2017

Excellent course on Buddhism.

автор: Eliana T G

Feb 03, 2016

Beautiful mixed and executed.

автор: P

Jan 11, 2017

I really enjoyed this course

автор: Ralitsa T

Apr 04, 2016

Astounding overview of life!

автор: mustafizur r

Dec 20, 2015

It was very nice. Thank you!

автор: Valentin

Dec 10, 2019

Amusing and full of content

автор: Eva d A M

Oct 17, 2017

Great course, worth taking.

автор: Francesco M

Aug 14, 2017

Professor Wright is amazing

автор: Sarah C

Mar 22, 2017

topppppppppppp ameeeeeeeeei

автор: Alice D S

Mar 05, 2017

Amazing course! I loved it.

автор: Liam G

Aug 06, 2016

Massive insight. Brilliant.

автор: Georgios K

Apr 10, 2016

Fascinating and so helpful!

автор: Richard Z

May 04, 2019

A very good course indeed.