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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....

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LW
25 oct. 2020

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.

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 Sandro d S

9 déc. 2016

Excellent course!

par Ricardo R I

17 oct. 2016

Excellent course.

par Andy K

6 mars 2016

Fantastic Course.

par lucas d s m

11 févr. 2016

changed my world.

par LARA A F

27 janv. 2016

Enlightening ! :)

par Stephan H

3 oct. 2021

Very enlighting!

par Eliseo R

4 août 2021

Learned so much!

par Dr.J. L A D D

25 juil. 2021

Fantastic Course

par Sandra J G r

28 juin 2021

excelent course.

par Wenxuan S

23 juin 2021

Very good course

par Martin S E d l M

23 sept. 2020

Excelente curso!

par Poojasree

29 août 2020

wonderful course

par Pranshu B

14 août 2020

Excellent course

par INTHUJA G

24 juin 2020

Very good course

par Paolo P

12 oct. 2019

Very interesting

par James A

30 mai 2019

Fantastic course

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par Rhiannon H

19 déc. 2017

Really loved it.

par MAURICIO W

11 sept. 2017

Very interesting

par Elena B

14 avr. 2016

Amazing teacher!

par Kivilcim K

28 mars 2016

excellent course

par RENE o A

18 sept. 2020

Excelente curso

par SARAVANAN K

25 juil. 2020

Great learning!

par Felipe

22 juil. 2020

excelente curso

par Rachana S

31 mai 2020

relevant course