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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

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.

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 Paloma G D

27 juin 2017

Every lesson is very interesting, I had ever leant in such a smart a beautiful way the link between science and buddhism.

par Luke

4 avr. 2017

Brilliant. Perfectly balanced and brilliantly conveyed in digestible format. Enjoyed this as well being challenged by it.

par Janique M

4 mars 2017

I loved loved LOVED this course. It really helped me personally and aside from that is very interesting and entertaining.

par Neringa B

29 févr. 2016

Buddhism and Modern Psychology course is very complete in itself, thus quite enriching for those who seek self-knowledge.

par Cagnazzo R

8 mai 2020

Interesting course, I recommend it to everyone who wants to learn more about Buddhism or just everyday's life psychology

par Amalan S V

26 janv. 2020

Very interesting course to learn not only about Buddhism but also how its fundamentals correlate with modern psychology.

par Deleted A

4 déc. 2019

Excelente, agradezco al docente y a la institución por el curso. Espero sacarle provecho personal y profesional. Gracias

par Pablo N

15 mai 2018

THis course was very helpful and informative, i liked the science aproach contrasted with the experiences of meditators.

par Sjbhosale S

30 juil. 2020

Amazing feeling .Helpful office hours and extended office hours.

Thanks Instructor for shaping us . Keep loving us, sir!

par Kiran L

4 mars 2019

Professor Wright has a perfect mix of a practitioner and an academic. The course has helped me a lot of personal level.

par Mira k

24 juin 2020

Professor weight is engaging, interesting, funny, knowledgeable and humble. I loved this course!! Highly recommend it!

par Miguel F B

13 juin 2020

Excelente curso teórico, para profundizar en las bondades de la meditación budista desde el punto de vista científico.

par Vaishvika P

28 mai 2020

Dr. Robert Wright has taught the course so well. He covered all the things related to Buddha's teachings so precisely.

par Marco A

12 nov. 2019

Muy buen curso, me ha ayudado a complementar mi formación profesional a la par de generar un gran desarrollo personal.

par Gabriela O

15 juin 2017

Excellent course, the professor is excellent. I really learned and the topic is very interesting. I recommend it a lot

par MarH J

20 mai 2017

This was an excellent course! I had not much previous knowledge of Buddhism or psychology but it was fun for me to do.

par Наталья П

6 avr. 2017

This is extremely interesting course! It gave me a lot of issues for further study and thinking. Strongly recommended.

par Caelyn M

13 avr. 2016

Really excellent course. The conversations in the additional resources at the end of each week were especially useful.

par Febini J M

12 nov. 2020

The course was really useful and transformative.But If you could provide a certificate it would have been beneficial.

par Raj B

1 juin 2020

I enjoyed this course, it helped during the pandemic lockdown to consider some noble ideas about the human condition.

par Austeja P

28 mai 2020

Loved the course, especially extra materials such as video interviews with great meditators as well as psychologists!

par Vibhuti J

18 juin 2020

The lectures were amazing, precise, and full of great pieces of evidence, interview bits, and things to ponder upon.

par Vinicius K

19 févr. 2020

It is an excellent course for anyone interested in both topics that it carries in his name: Buddhism and Psychology.

par Pontus A

21 avr. 2018

An excellent introduction to Buddhism from a secular point of view, and a great complement to a meditation practice.

par Afke v M

26 juil. 2016

Interesting, challenging ànd pleasant to follow and practice.

Thanks to Robert Wright for opening new worlds for me!