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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

2 mars 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.

15 nov. 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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par M U M

29 avr. 2020

Nice course.. A nice comparison

par Petar J

8 avr. 2019

Up to date adn relevant course.

par Ines G

6 mars 2018

Very interesting and inspiring.

par Profe S

7 nov. 2021

Excelent course, thanks a lot!

par Chantal N

29 avr. 2021

very nice course. it s perfect

par Lauriel A T

22 avr. 2021

this course was one of a kind.

par Denise G

8 févr. 2021

Great material and experience.

par Yajaira R C

4 nov. 2020

Aprendi algo nuevo y diferente

par Javier S

16 juin 2020

Excellent and very helpfull!!!

par Graham C

27 mai 2020

Truly excellent and insightful

par Katia S

2 nov. 2019

A-MA-ZING! Worth doing twice.

par Pedro V

11 avr. 2017

Half-way trough and loving it.

par Yudha H

8 août 2016

Excellent material and teacher

par saman j

23 mars 2016

Answered many of my questions!

par John V T

16 déc. 2015

Exceptionally well-done course

par Dario S

22 nov. 2015

Thank you very much for all...


18 juin 2021

Learnt a lot from this course

par Joseph R

25 mai 2021

Very insightful and enjoyable

par Indhusekaran N

2 sept. 2020

Good to know about psycho;ogy

par Denise J

1 sept. 2020

Really enjoyed auditing this.

par Dr. P B

30 avr. 2020

Good one.I benefitted from it

par writika b

27 avr. 2020


par Pamela M

31 déc. 2019

Absolutely changed my life...

par Kumar G A

28 août 2017

Excellent course on Buddhism.

par Eliana T G

3 févr. 2016

Beautiful mixed and executed.