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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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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 Robel A

27 nov. 2016

Great Course

par Zaher A H

14 nov. 2016

Great Course

par Thomas L

10 août 2016

just amazing

par Noelia

29 déc. 2015

Great course

par Sudipto P

23 oct. 2015

Great course

par amal o m a

17 mai 2021

nice course

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par Minu P .

28 sept. 2020

good course

par Dr. R E M

7 sept. 2020

Nice course

par Swagata R

4 sept. 2020


par 19E157 V A

8 juil. 2020

Was nice 👍

par Pankaj B

7 juil. 2020

Good course

par Priya R A

5 juil. 2020

more useful

par Karla P R L

10 juin 2020


par Galave H D

31 mai 2020

Good lesson

par Brain b

8 mai 2020

Nice course

par Hongkai Y

15 janv. 2020

Nice course

par Rohit R

14 déc. 2017


par Josephine R L

12 déc. 2016

JEG jule t!

par Delfina m p

19 mars 2016

me intereso

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par ARUN K

22 avr. 2020

it's osam.

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