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

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Рецензии: 1,725

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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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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.

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: Jonathan G

14 июня 2016 г.

Interesting course. The assignments were a little bit too redundant for my taste.

автор: yashwanth .

6 июня 2016 г.

i need to contact porf.ROBERT WRIGHT. please let me know the email id of the prof.

автор: Koby B

23 апр. 2016 г.

Loved this course so much I finished watching the lectures in Two days! Inspiring.

автор: Anmol B

26 февр. 2016 г.

Very great insights given in this course. Thanks a lot. Great learning experience.

автор: Michael W

19 дек. 2015 г.

Loved it... would love to see additional courses relating Buddhism to modern life

автор: Nandini R

5 июля 2020 г.

This course has been very interesting. It has taught me to be mindful and calmer.

автор: Esra D

28 окт. 2019 г.

very nice material, assignments and Robert Wright is just a delight to listen to!

автор: Daria P

15 мар. 2018 г.

Very interesting, self-reflecting and thought provoking. Thank you Robert Wright!

автор: Erkin K

14 янв. 2018 г.

Really mind opening, mind blowing, takes you to somewhere beyond your imagination

автор: Coleman R

7 янв. 2018 г.

The course was interesting and digestible, and Dr. Wright is super fun and funny!

автор: Andrea F

13 авг. 2016 г.


Explained in a comprehensible manner for all public, very interesting!

автор: Nenavath M

29 сент. 2020 г.

It's a very great experience, Thank you coursera yo offer such an amazing course

автор: Sandra S

17 июня 2020 г.

I learned so much in a very relaxed manner. Mr. Wright is an excellent teacher.

автор: Ursula A T

15 июня 2020 г.

Professor Wright is an amazing human on many levels. I truly enjoyed the course.

автор: Allison K S

3 июня 2018 г.

Very informative and challenging. I learned a lot about Buddhism and meditation.

автор: Aja C

7 февр. 2017 г.

I haven't finishing this course yet but the first couple of lessons are amazing!

автор: Wenen Y

1 окт. 2020 г.

I completed this course but I didn't receive certificate from this course. why?

автор: Miguel F D S N

12 сент. 2020 г.

Curso ótimo e nos mostra perspectivas interessantes sobre a psicologia Moderna.

автор: Valerie G

23 июня 2020 г.

Loved the course, loved the lectures, would like to do something similar again!

автор: Mayank K P

9 июня 2020 г.

it benefitted in many ways like better mindfulness meditation and concentration

автор: Alondra

22 мая 2020 г.

Excellent course! I really enjoyed. Please if you have the opportunity take it.

автор: Anthony D

18 мая 2020 г.

My first Coursers course met my expectations. I learned and that is good for me

автор: Diego B

7 февр. 2018 г.

Un curso muy ameno, completo, actualizado, entretenido y útil. ¡Muchas gracias!

автор: Deontez

23 авг. 2017 г.

great class and taught me what to think when taking into account buddhist ways.