An Interview with Francisca Cho, PhD

Interview with Francisca Cho at the 2017 Summer Institute on Buddhism and Science, Putting the Buddhism/Science Dialogue on a New Footing, hosted by the Mangalam Research Center from July 17-26, 2017.

Francisca Cho, PhD, is Professor of Buddhist Studies at Georgetown University. Her recent books, Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism (with Richard Squier, Routledge Press, 2016), and Seeing Like the Buddha: Enlightenment through Film (SUNY Press, 2017) are both concerned with Buddhist theories of the imagination in their application to contemporary phenomena. She also works on methods in the study of religion, and is currently interested in the application of systems thinking to Buddhism and religions generally.

In this interview, she discusses taking a Buddhist perspective on the dialogue between Buddhism and Science.

This project was made possible through the generous support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.