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Approx. 19 hours to complete

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Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hungarian...

Skills you will gain

PhilosophyPsychologyMindfulnessMeditation
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 2-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hungarian...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
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Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Buddhist Diagnosis

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Reading
5 videos (Total 87 min), 5 readings
Video5 videos
Feelings and Illusions12m
The First Two Noble Truths15m
Evolutionary Psychology and the First Two Noble Truths21m
Office Hours 126m
Reading5 readings
The Basics10m
Course Overview10m
About the Instructor10m
Contact us10m
Resources for Week 110m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Buddhist Prescription

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Reading
5 videos (Total 84 min), 1 reading
Video5 videos
Meditation15m
Mindfulness Meditation and the Brain16m
Can Our Feelings Be Trusted?15m
Office Hours 222m
Reading1 reading
Resources for Week 210m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Does Your Self Exist?

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Reading
4 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
What Did The Buddha Mean?20m
Modern Psychology and the Self22m
Office Hours 330m
Reading2 readings
Resources for Week 310m
Guidelines for Grading Assignments10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

A New Model of the Mind

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Reading
4 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading
Video4 videos
What Mental Modules Aren’t8m
What Mental Modules Are30m
Office Hours 433m
Reading1 reading
Resources for Week 410m

Instructor

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Robert Wright

Visiting Lecturer
Religion Department and the Center for Human Values

About Princeton University

Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution....

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  • No. As per Princeton University policy, no certificates, credentials, or reports are awarded in connection with this course.

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