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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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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.

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.

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926–950 из 978 отзывов о курсе Буддизм и современная психология

автор: Zach S

Mar 29, 2016

The ideas are a little stretched but nevertheless a fun and enlightening course.

автор: Micael D J

Dec 13, 2016

I think the content is awesome. It could be a little faster and more objective.

автор: Roberto C d E R

Nov 14, 2016

I liked it very much. An accomplishment diploma would have been ok.

Thank You!!

автор: Lucy S

Aug 23, 2017

There is a bit of rambling, but that aside, it's a nice, interesting course.

автор: Nicole E

Jan 17, 2017

Interesting perspective, and good tie in to modern psychology as promised.

автор: Portia S

Nov 11, 2015

I learned a lot and loved the dogggies and the professor's sense of humor!

автор: Lim K B J

Mar 02, 2020

Good course to think about Buddhism and Modern Psychology. Thank You !

автор: Cedric B

Oct 02, 2015

I don't like the idea of writing 800 words essays in English though.

автор: Christelle G

May 08, 2016

I loved the informations they're giving us and how the professor

автор: Tracy E

Dec 07, 2015

Easy to follow format and easy to work in to a busy schedule.

автор: vigack

Mar 16, 2018

Good introduction to Buddhism from Western perspective.

автор: George L

Jul 19, 2016

Very enlightening, I would recommend this course.

автор: BHEEMANAPALLI D

Jan 21, 2020

good for courses and improve human relations

автор: Susan K

Feb 06, 2017

So much information beautifully presented!

автор: Davide P

Jul 05, 2016

Good work, crossing science and buddhism.

автор: ARDALA A

Jan 10, 2020

Nice but I have to understand more.....

автор: Adriana S

Oct 26, 2015

The course was very interesting.Thanks!

автор: Frits v S

Sep 02, 2016

interesting, but monotonous lectures.

автор: Rahul D

Jun 20, 2016

Easy to follow , real life examples

автор: Hernan V

Feb 22, 2018

Very good course. Worth taking it.

автор: Robert H

May 16, 2016

Well articulated and structured.

автор: Divyansh B

Dec 26, 2016

Thank u so much....

автор: Paññānando B

Sep 21, 2016

Two (!) many dogs.

автор: Anisa I

Nov 08, 2016

Enjoy the course

автор: Atrione E

Nov 24, 2016

spiritual food!