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À propos du cours

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....

Meilleurs avis

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.

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.

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par Ricardo S A

Feb 17, 2017

Excellent course.

par Sandro d S

Dec 09, 2016

Excellent course!

par Ricardo R I

Oct 17, 2016

Excellent course.

par Andy K

Mar 07, 2016

Fantastic Course.

par lucas d s m

Feb 11, 2016

changed my world.

par LARA A F

Jan 27, 2016

Enlightening ! :)

par Paolo P

Oct 12, 2019

Very interesting

par James A

May 30, 2019

Fantastic course

par Manuel R

Feb 05, 2018

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par Rhiannon H

Dec 19, 2017

Really loved it.

par MAURICIO W

Sep 11, 2017

Very interesting

par Elena B

Apr 14, 2016

Amazing teacher!

par Kivilcim K

Mar 28, 2016

excellent course

par Hiranya L L

May 24, 2020

fruitful course

par Elizabeth G

Feb 13, 2019

excelente curso

par Juan C M C

Jan 22, 2018

Muy buen curso.

par Ranjana S

Oct 15, 2017

Very insightful

par 魏震

Dec 26, 2016

Extremely good.

par Jonathan

May 03, 2016

A superb class!

par Lucilo d S v

May 24, 2019

Amazing course

par Valeria L H

Feb 02, 2017

Excellente !!!

par Erik E M R

May 17, 2016

Simply Amazing

par alondra z

Mar 22, 2016

great teacher!

par Andre u d c f

Mar 05, 2016

beautiiful job

par Zhen L

Jan 10, 2019

Great course。