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Consciousness at the crossroads : conversations with the Dalai Lama on brainscience and Buddhism
Consciousness at the Crossroads is a record of the Dalai Lama's meeting with Western psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and philosophers in October of 1989. This was the second formal conference b...
Suffering from biobabble : searching for a science of subjectivity
In this chapter from the book Psychology and Buddhism: From Individual to Global Community, the author discusses recent trends in society of attributing the causes of suffering and behavior to ...
Psychology and Buddhism : from individual to global community
Psychology and Buddhism: From Individual to Global Community is a collection of essays on the interface between Buddhism and psychology by a dozen professionals from clinical psychology, psychi...
Religious aspects of human genetic information
To obtain human genetic information with the intention of treating and curing severe genetic disease would be considered to be a positive personal decision of a moral agent in various religious contex...
Toward an evolution of mind : implications for the faithful
This article provides a contemporary understanding of the human mind according to the viewpoint of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology. The author outlines the principles of natural selection as ...
The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS)
The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences is a non-profit organization seeking to foster dialogue and research between modern scientific disciplines and the world's religions. (Zach Rowinski 20...
Mind and Life Institute
The Mind and Life Institute was created as a result of communication between the Dalai Lama and Western scientists interested in pursuing the interface between science and Buddhism. Since 1987 the Min...
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Buddhism & science : breaking new ground
This volume contains contributions from prominent Buddhists, scholars, physicists, neurologists, and others on topics where Buddhism and the sciences share common ground. The book is divided into thre...
Darwin and the Buddha : does compassion make evolutionary sense? Tricyle interviews science writer Robert Wright on where natural selection and Buddhism meet-- and don't
Tricycle magazine interviews science writer Robert Wright on evolutionary theory and its implications for Buddhist ideas of non-self, altruism, anger, and awakening. He suggests evolutionary theory co...
Science for monks
This website features an education initiative designed to introduce Tibetan monks to the fundamentals of science, particularly in the fields of physics, math, and genetics. The program organizes annua...
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