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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
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.

LW
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: Rafał P

5 сент. 2018 г.

Great intro to Buddhism from secular point of view. Highly recommended.

автор: Romeo S

11 авг. 2017 г.

Getting more and more interesting as you advance through the modules...

автор: Koganti S

16 сент. 2020 г.

THE COURSE IS VERY HELPFUL AND PUTFORTH ARE THOUGHTS IN PACING MANNER.

автор: bulat l

18 мая 2020 г.

Great course! Good intro into buddhism and modern psychology theories.

автор: Genise W

11 янв. 2017 г.

Wonderful course where you can really and honestly evaluate yourself !

автор: Olivia F

13 нояб. 2016 г.

Outstanding perspectives, excellent insights and an awesome professor.

автор: Channeshappa S

2 янв. 2021 г.

Very good explained; possible all ways used to expose the Buddhism...

автор: DAMIAN M M

25 июля 2020 г.

I highly recommend it, it was an amazing and life changing experience

автор: Naruto U

5 нояб. 2019 г.

It is a great course it opens many windows of the brain. Do watch it.

автор: Penny M G

27 окт. 2019 г.

Excellent course, very well taught and with very stimulating content.

автор: Susan F

13 мая 2016 г.

This is a great course, gives me a brand new perspective of Buddhism!

автор: Declan O

21 нояб. 2015 г.

Superb. Very interesting and informative. Really enjoyed this course.

автор: Sushant S K

25 сент. 2020 г.

Learned lot many things about meaning of life. Great course. Thanks.

автор: Niharika S

21 сент. 2020 г.

A very interesting course! very insightful! Absolutely loved it! :))

автор: Ines N R A

29 апр. 2020 г.

Amazing course! Top of the class professor and interviewers.

Chapau!!

автор: Yasmine S

28 нояб. 2017 г.

Brilliant Prof, brilliant topics of discussion, never a dull moment.

автор: Donald G

18 окт. 2017 г.

I have ascended into pure energy because of Professor Robert Wright.

автор: Alan B

7 июня 2017 г.

this course provides a lot of helpfull information i totally love it

автор: Erik T

3 мар. 2017 г.

A wonderful course! I learned so much about Buddhism and meditation.

автор: Stepanov D S

6 окт. 2016 г.

Thank you for such interesting course. Waiting for the next lectures

автор: Savkin E

30 июня 2016 г.

Rather interesting course. And I think Robert Write is cool narrator

автор: Andrea C

16 авг. 2019 г.

Incredibly engaging and wonderfully interesting. A course for life.

автор: Jani D

26 мар. 2018 г.

Perfect , thank you so much for the interesting lectures and course

автор: Cece Y

24 апр. 2017 г.

Really pleased to click in the fantastic course! Worth your time!!!

автор: Pavel I

12 дек. 2016 г.

This is very well structured course interesting and easy to follow.