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 2,060 ratings

Excellent course. Thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot.

I am only half way through this course but I am addicted! It is exactly what I have been looking for not only to help me understand the basics of Buddhism in layman terms but in to offer scientific explanations to back it up. Robert Wright is easy to understand and easy to connect to, I think he has done an amazing job at putting this course together and presenting it, so I say THANK YOU!

Recommended for every human being. Be aware of 1st and 2nd Noble truth can give people better understanding of human motivation.

Great course! A very interesting introduction to the fundamental principles of Buddhism and to the scientific discoveries that lend support to those very principles