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eBook Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature ePub

by Richard J. Davidson,Anne Harrington

  • ISBN: 019513043X
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Richard J. Davidson,Anne Harrington
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (December 6, 2001)
  • Pages: 288
  • ePub book: 1548 kb
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  • Rating: 4.4
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This book examines how Western behavioral science-which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature-holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion

This book examines how Western behavioral science-which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature-holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion. Resulting from a meeting between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks, this volume includes excerpts from these extraordinary dialogues as well as engaging essays exploring points of difference and overlap between the two perspectives.

Taste-elicited changes in facial signs of emotion and the asymmetry of brain electrical activity in human newborns. Neuropsychologia, 24, 417-422-

Depue, R. & Collins, P. E (1999). Neurobiology of the structure of personality: Dopamine, facilitation of incentive motivation, and extraversion. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22(3), 491-569. Devinsky, . Morrell, M. J. & Vogt, B. A. (11995). Taste-elicited changes in facial signs of emotion and the asymmetry of brain electrical activity in human newborns. Neuropsychologia, 24, 417-422-. Francis, . & Meaney, M. (1999). Maternal care and development of stress responses.

Richard J. Davidson, Anne Harrington. This book examines how Western behavioral science-which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature-holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion.

This book examines how Western behavioral science-which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature-holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion

This book examines how Western behavioral science-which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature-holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion. Categories: Science (general)\Scientific-popular.

Davidson, R. & Harrington, A. (E. (2002). In P. Ekman & R. Davidson (Ed., The nature of emotion: Fundamental questions. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 45-47

Davidson, R. Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature. New York: Oxford University Press. 45-47. Davidson, R. & Ekman, P. (1994). Afterword: How are emotions distinguished from moods, temperament and other related affective constructs? In P. 94-96. Ekman, . & Davidson, R. Davidson is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin. Anne Harrington is Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

This book examines how Western behavioral science - which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature - holds up to. .Richard J.

This book examines how Western behavioral science - which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature - holds up to cross-cultural. Keywords: altruism, compassion, cross-cultural, Empathy, Tibetan Buddhist celebration, Western behavioral science.

This book examines how Western behavioral science - which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature - holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the . Davidson and Anne Harrington.

This book examines how Western behavioral science - which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature - holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion. Resulting from a meeting between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks, this volume includes excerpts from these dialogues as well as engaging chapters exploring points of difference and overlap between the two perspectives.

Visions of Compassion Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature.

Visions of Compassion. Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature. Includes an essay by the Dalai Lama. Offers both a Western and Buddhist perspective on compassion

Visions of Compassion. Offers both a Western and Buddhist perspective on compassion. Tells the story of an extraordinary meeting in India between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks. Visions of Compassion.

This book examines how Western behavioral science--which has generally focused on negative aspects of human nature--holds up to cross-cultural scrutiny, in particular the Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the human potential for altruism, empathy, and compassion. Resulting from a meeting between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks, this volume includes excerpts from these extraordinary dialogues as well as engaging essays exploring points of difference and overlap between the two perspectives.

Comments

Funky Funky
Terrific book. Get it if you are interested in Buddhism or are just simply interested in the subject. Different ways of seeing the world was very eye opening and refreshing for me. I had to read it for a class but I truly enjoyed this book.
Ariurin Ariurin
An Excellent book received on time and in very good condition. An in depth research on how different beliefs influence our everyday lives.