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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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CV

Mar 03, 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.

VC

Nov 16, 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 Erik E M R

May 17, 2016

Simply Amazing

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Mar 22, 2016

great teacher!

par Andre u d c f

Mar 05, 2016

beautiiful job

par Zhen L

Jan 10, 2019

Great course。

par Aylin O

May 30, 2018

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Apr 19, 2018

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Apr 05, 2018

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par William H

Oct 20, 2016

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par Marcelo M

Sep 21, 2016

Just awesome!

par Marcela R

Aug 25, 2017

Excelente!!!

par Christine C

Feb 20, 2017

Wonderful!!!

par Robel A

Nov 27, 2016

Great Course

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Nov 14, 2016

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par Thomas L

Aug 10, 2016

just amazing

par Noelia

Dec 29, 2015

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par Sudipto P

Oct 23, 2015

Great course

par Mohamed S M

May 08, 2020

Nice course

par Hongkai Y

Jan 15, 2020

Nice course

par Rohit R

Dec 14, 2017

Incredible.

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Dec 13, 2016

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par Delfina m p

Mar 19, 2016

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par arun k

Apr 22, 2020

it's osam.

par Laura G E

Oct 21, 2019

Wonderful!

par Lucien S

Oct 02, 2017

Brilliant!

par Mike M

Jul 31, 2017

Excellent.