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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 Silvana T

17 avr. 2020

muy interesate y profundo, me costó entender alguna cosa porq soy de uruguay, pero muy enriquecedor

par Gal M

20 oct. 2017

it was very interesting and show me the bridge between two difeeretn worlds. i enjoyed it very much

par Tshewang R

26 sept. 2020

The course helped to further strengthen views on relationship between Modern Science and Buddhism.

par Sheetala P T

6 juil. 2020

i learned so much about modern psychology and Buddhism it helped me to see myself in different way

par Shweta A

1 juin 2020

A great course to know about your oneself; also, it gives great insight into your Sukhh and Dukhh.

par Jasmin

19 juil. 2017

An incredibly interesting undertaking which really assisted my personal and professional practice.

par GA

27 déc. 2015

An introduction to analysis of Buddhism from the perspective of modern science.

Very good teacher.

par Maria L U Z

15 sept. 2020

Que curso tan bueno, me encantó todo lo que aprendí, gracias a Coursera y la Alcaldía de Medellín

par Payal j

17 août 2020

This is the best app to get knowledge about buddhism course. And even sir was also explain nicely

par Ruchika S

15 juil. 2020

its a very interesting learn number of good things which will help you in your future.

par Lucas A G G

18 mai 2020

It is an amazing course. Nothing left to say. Except hope to see one day more of Milo and Frasier

par BEN J T A

22 oct. 2019

Great course about buddhism, meditation and modern psychology, especially evolutionary psychology

par Olga L R

30 août 2018

Desvirtúa muchas ideas erróneas sobre el budismo y la espiritualidad. Me encantó la ruta escogida

par SENA T

1 oct. 2020

The course was amazing and learn so much things in this course. Everyone should take this course

par S. G C

31 mai 2020

Un curso muy completo, interesante, emocionante y útil. Gracias Profesor Wright, muchas gracias.

par Wesley T

5 déc. 2017

Great underplayed sense of humor in the service of a synthesis of topics I'm very interested in.

par Luis S P A

24 juil. 2020

El mejor curso que he realizado, muchísimas gracias, que manera de invertir mi tiempo tan útil.

par Nicola J

13 mai 2018

Excellent course incorporating Buddhism, modern psychology and mindfulness. I would recommend.

par Alia A

24 juin 2017

An amazing & enlightening course. Gives better u derstanding for oneself & how to deal with it.

par Lalit

5 avr. 2017

It was a great experience and profound learning. I am happy to have done this wonderful course!

par John H

15 janv. 2017

Phenomenal course! It cast a new light on Buddhism for me, which was absolutely fascinating...

par Cristabel E

11 sept. 2016

Life changing course... excellently executed! So so pleased I took it! Please make a follow up!

par Zhou X

25 mai 2016

Great course by Robert Wright! A lot of interesting chapters and video conversations to follow.

par Dicson C W

5 mars 2021

A truly enlightening course and well worth every second (x2) even with no certificate offered.