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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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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.

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: Charleston W

28 нояб. 2016 г.

Informative, realistic, down to earth. Greatly enjoyed this course.

автор: Rochelle H

11 мар. 2016 г.

This case is so thoughtful and informative. Really makes you think.

автор: Zeel C

18 сент. 2020 г.

Awesome content with mind-blowing views about our moral behaviour.

автор: Vesna B

13 авг. 2020 г.

Really great course with a great lecturer. Would highly recommend.

автор: Adrian C

22 июня 2020 г.

A wonderful course where you could find another philosophy to live

автор: Жоламан К

12 июня 2020 г.

Да, очень содержательный курс. Спасибо организаторам данног курса!

автор: Janine L

10 янв. 2016 г.

I really enjoyed the course. The professor was very down to earth.

автор: Asmita A

9 июня 2020 г.

Excellent course with good content covered in the video lectures.

автор: Ashley R

8 мая 2020 г.

I love everything about this class! The teacher is so awesome! =)

автор: Hilary M

22 мар. 2020 г.

It was a wonderful exploration of where science and Buddhism meet

автор: Adam K

6 дек. 2017 г.

Very interesting analysis of the benefits of meditative practice.

автор: Antoine B

26 июня 2017 г.

I really liked it, very interesting and no special prerequisites.

автор: RODRIGO H F R

13 июня 2017 г.

Great content. It keeps me interested all the time. Great course!

автор: Larry W

31 дек. 2015 г.

Content and lectures are awesome. Wright is a brilliant teacher.

автор: Vasco M H

22 окт. 2015 г.

The professor it's just excellent, what a character, must enroll.

автор: Jaime G M C

15 мая 2020 г.

Beautiful course, very well worked and explained by Prof. wright

автор: Niraj A

11 мая 2020 г.

An excellent course with exciting insights and food for thought!

автор: Champika K

12 июня 2019 г.

I am finally finding a way to understand what the Buddha taught.

автор: Kristen H

25 апр. 2016 г.

Really enjoyed this course! It inspired me to think in new ways.

автор: imtiaz c

8 февр. 2016 г.

This was probably the most enlightening class I have ever taken.

автор: Christoph S

30 апр. 2020 г.

Great course, excellent (fun!) tutor and assignment objectives.

автор: Rafael G M K

29 апр. 2020 г.

Excellent course. Lots of insights and rich scientific content.

автор: Ramil U

12 сент. 2018 г.

It's an amazing course on Buddhism and Evolutionary Psychology!

автор: Jovanoska N

10 нояб. 2017 г.

Amazing course and superb professor! Can't recommend it enough!

автор: Samuel J R

17 мая 2017 г.

was fun and excellent to learn more about the faith I follow :D