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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 Roberto C d E R

13 nov. 2016

I liked it very much. An accomplishment diploma would have been ok.

Thank You!!

par Lucy S

22 août 2017

There is a bit of rambling, but that aside, it's a nice, interesting course.

par Saira M

17 juin 2020

This is a very interesting and engaging course. You won't regret taking it!

par Nicole E

17 janv. 2017

Interesting perspective, and good tie in to modern psychology as promised.

par Portia S

11 nov. 2015

I learned a lot and loved the dogggies and the professor's sense of humor!

par Luis V

16 juil. 2020

It is a good course if you like to learn about Buddhism and to meditate.

par Es M

4 mai 2020

Variety of resources available in the topic of Buddhism and Psychology.

par Lim K B J

2 mars 2020

Good course to think about Buddhism and Modern Psychology. Thank You !

par Desh R S

10 juin 2020

Its a beautiful course. But it must have a certificate of completion.

par Cedric B

2 oct. 2015

I don't like the idea of writing 800 words essays in English though.

par Christelle G

8 mai 2016

I loved the informations they're giving us and how the professor

par Nithin B

19 juil. 2020

Eye-opening course with a good amount of info and a great pace.

par Manisha P

7 mai 2020

course was very interesting. I enjoyed learning each concepts.

par Emilie E

30 mai 2020

Very good to be introduced to Bouddhism and Modern psychology

par Tracy E

7 déc. 2015

Easy to follow format and easy to work in to a busy schedule.

par Raksha K

27 mai 2021

Really informative. The extra office hours was a great idea.

par Kathleen R

1 nov. 2020

The concepts were very insightful, thanks to Prof Wright.

par Abdul M

22 mai 2020

this course might be extended at level of specialization

par vigack

16 mars 2018

Good introduction to Buddhism from Western perspective.

par Juthamas

3 mai 2020

Great course, beyond Buddhism and modern psychology.

par George L

19 juil. 2016

Very enlightening, I would recommend this course.

par Sree D K K

13 août 2020

A fair understanding of Buddhist philosophies...

par Patricia C

30 juil. 2020

I enjoyed the course and learned quite a bit.


20 janv. 2020

good for courses and improve human relations

par Susan K

6 févr. 2017

So much information beautifully presented!