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Why the Context of Contemplation Matters: An Interview with David Germano

Interview with David Germano 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. David Germano, PhD is a Professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia. UVA’s Tibetan Studies and Buddhist Studies programs are …

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An Introduction to 4E Cognition: Interview with Shaun Gallagher

Interview with Shaun Gallagher 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. Shaun Gallagher, PhD, is the Lillian and Morrie Moss Professor of Excellence in Philosophy at the University of Memphis. His areas of research include …

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Hidden Assumptions in the Buddhism and Science Dialogue: An Interview with David McMahan

Interview with David McMahan 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. David L. McMahan, PhD, is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania. He is the co-editor …

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An Interview with Gaelle Desbordes

Interview with Gaelle Desbordes 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. Dr. Desbordes is a Principal Investigator at Harvard Medical School conducting research at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging within the Massachusetts …

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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 …

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Buddhist Practice and Scientific Research: Ways of Knowing in Dialogue

We’re pleased to post video footage of our public panel discussion at the 2017 Summer Institute on Buddhism and Science, Putting the Buddhism/Science Dialogue on a New Footing. The panel event featured six notable panelists (in order of seating): Jack Petranker, JD, Director of Mangalam Research Center Francisca Cho, PhD, Department of Theology, Georgetown University …

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The Language of Meditation Across Religious Traditions

The Language of Meditation Across Religious Traditions Panel Discussion and Workshop: Public Event Sunday, April 7, 2013  1-6 PM Mangalam Research Center 2018 Allston Way, Berkeley  Meditation has become widely accepted in the West as a ‘technique’ for relaxation, stress reduction, inner clarity and access to ‘elevated’ states of consciousness. Yet the fact that the …

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