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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....

Meilleurs avis

CV
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.

VC
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 Antonio F S L

29 juin 2016

Its a amazing course

par Frank M

23 avr. 2016

Extremely inspiring!

par Jean-Paul D

20 oct. 2015

Interesting and Fun!

par БАКАЕВА Ф С

31 août 2020

thank you very much

par Mehul k

28 juil. 2020

i love this courses

par Jahnavi s p P

3 juil. 2020

It’s very helpfull.

par Pilar P Z B

16 janv. 2020

Objetivo y directo.

par NAIRES R D R

6 juil. 2019

Muito esclarecedor!

par Leonardo J T

8 avr. 2019

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par Aditya h

25 déc. 2015

Must for everyone !

par Tracey G

5 mai 2021

A great 'insight'!

par Cristina C R

8 nov. 2020

Excelente Curso!!!

par Nileshi

26 août 2020

Loved this course!

par Sayani D

29 juil. 2020

very useful course

par Anitha M P

12 juin 2020

Excellent lectures

par Madhusudan R

16 mai 2020

New Things to find

par Vasanthi V

15 mai 2020

Thank you so much!

par Manoj K C R

15 avr. 2020

Very good analysis

par Mahasarn A

1 févr. 2020

i like this course

par Anish S

22 mars 2019

Very good learning

par Cristian T

26 juin 2017

very informational

par Vasantha M P

15 mai 2016

It is interesting.

par Ilya S

7 févr. 2019

Amazing course!!!

par Xiaomin G

11 oct. 2017

very enlightening

par Jo B

27 août 2017

so informative!!!