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

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

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

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

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

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

Buddhist Practice and Scientific Research: Ways of Knowing in Dialogue

Free Public Panel Discussion Can neuroscience, psychology, and related disciplines demonstrate the value of meditation? In light of scientific research on the effects of mindfulness, how should traditional practices be adopted into new contexts? Buddhist teachers, meditators, and scientists now regularly interact at conferences and in the laboratory, but basic questions remain. Has the emerging