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

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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. Resulting from a meeting between the Dalai Lama, leading Western scholars, and a group of Tibetan monks, this vol ...more
Unknown Binding, 276 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Not Avail (first published January 1st 2001)
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Aug 23, 2007 Claus rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people interested in contemplative science
great book, describing the origins of the Mind and Life dialogues, and how western science meets buddhist traditions (and what both sides can learn from each other)
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