Created by:  Princeton University

  • Robert Wright

    Taught by:  Robert Wright, Visiting Lecturer

    Religion Department and the Center for Human Values
Commitment2-5 hours/week
Language
English
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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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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 2,324 ratings

What a great course! It may sound a bit dry or tedious but Robert, the instructor, makes it very exciting and above all hilarious. I'm not sure if he's aware of it but he's a really funny guy. The course strikes a good balance between the seemingly abstract ideas of Buddhism and the learning and insights from psychology. The course starts off quite basic and gradually builds up solid pieces of (sometimes sophisticated) proof/insights that logically answers the question if Buddhism can be considered a (naturalistic) religion. Highly recommended if you're interested in the topic of meditation/mindfulness with a light spiritual touch!

Excellent course for a person interested in naturalistic Buddhism and Psychology. Prof. Wright exposes many interesting themes in his elaborated and elegant style. Highly recommended.

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

Thoughtprovoking, insightful, exciting and entertaining. A great lecture and performance.