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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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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.

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.

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1251–1275 из 1,666 отзывов о курсе Буддизм и современная психология

автор: YingLan

24 апр. 2018 г.

Je suis en retard~~~~~

автор: RS R

12 мар. 2018 г.

Thanks for this course

автор: Yuhua Y

8 авг. 2017 г.

Free course, I like it

автор: ayman

16 янв. 2016 г.

really interesting ...

автор: Dmitry A D

11 дек. 2015 г.

Thank you for insight!

автор: Sowjanya M

17 авг. 2020 г.

great work. Love milo

автор: Seng H

29 мая 2020 г.

Thanks Robert Wright.

автор: MARIA J V A

25 мая 2020 г.

It was a great course

автор: Yuanmeng P

22 авг. 2017 г.

Brilliant comparison!

автор: Ana P M F

17 окт. 2016 г.

Loving it! Thank you.

автор: Joe A

6 июня 2016 г.

Absolutely fantastic.

автор: Lingxi S

26 мая 2016 г.

Very nice comparisons

автор: Abigail A

14 мар. 2019 г.

Exeptional Lectures!

автор: Ilse D W

19 июня 2017 г.

I loved this course!

автор: Antonio F S L

29 июня 2016 г.

Its a amazing course

автор: Frank M

23 апр. 2016 г.

Extremely inspiring!

автор: Jean-Paul D

20 окт. 2015 г.

Interesting and Fun!

автор: БАКАЕВА Ф С

31 авг. 2020 г.

thank you very much

автор: Mehul k

28 июля 2020 г.

i love this courses

автор: Jahnavi s p P

3 июля 2020 г.

It’s very helpfull.

автор: Pilar P Z B

16 янв. 2020 г.

Objetivo y directo.

автор: NAIRES R D R

6 июля 2019 г.

Muito esclarecedor!

автор: Leonardo J T

8 апр. 2019 г.

excelente ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

автор: Aditya h

25 дек. 2015 г.

Must for everyone !