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Visions of compassion : Western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human nature /

Other Authors: Davidson, Richard J., Harrington, Anne, 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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260 |a Oxford ;  |a New York :  |b Oxford University Press,  |c 2002. 
300 |a xi, 263 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
505 0 |a Pt. 1. Historical and philosophical background. Training the mind: first steps in a cross-cultural collaboration in neuroscientific research / Zara Houshmand ... [et al.] ; A science of compassion or a compassionate science? What do we expect from a cross-cultural dialogue with Buddhism? / Anne Harrington ; Is compassion an emotion? a cross-cultural exploration of mental typologies / Georges Dreyfus ; Kindness and cruelty in evolution / Elliott Sober ; Understanding our fundamental nature / His Holiness the Dalai Lama ; Dialogues, pt. 1: fundamental questions -- Pt. 2. Social, behavioral, and biological explorations of altruism, compassion, and related constructs. Toward a biology of positive affect and compassion / Richard J. Davidson ; Empathy-related emotional responses, altruism, and their socialization / Nancy Eisenberg ; Emergency helping, genocidal violence, and the evolution of responsibility and altruism in children / Ervin Staub ; Altruism in competitive environments / Robert H. Frank ; Dialogues, pt. 2. Pragmatic extensions and applications. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
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650 0 |a Meditation (Buddhism)  |x Psychology. 
650 0 |a Meditation (Buddhism)  |x Physiological aspects. 
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