The Dalai Lama and the neuroscientists from Russia agreed on a joint study of consciousness and the influence of meditation on it, as well as on the cooperation of Buddhist and Russian researchers in neurobiology, cognitive psychology and a number of scientific fields – for the pursuit of peace and happiness for all. Full version
The presentation of the co-director of our Center, D.Volkov “Self as a useful illusion” took place within the dialogue between the Russian scientists and the Dalai Lama. Below you can see its text, slides, and video.
The conference with the Dalai Lama in Delhi organized with the support of our Center ended, and the Russian delegation of scientists and philosophers today returned to Moscow.
A group of Russian scientists, at the invitation of the Dalai Lama, arrived in Delhi to participate in the dialogue “Nature of Consciousness”. And on the first day, much has been discussed!
In the journal “Voprosy Filosofii” was published a collective article. In that article people from our Center and the St. Petersburg State University summarize the discussions on the problems of consciousness, free will and moral responsibility that took place a year ago within the International Summer School “Free Will and Consciousness” organized by the Center.
We are happy to congrats Dmitry Volkov with the defense of doctoral thesis “The problem of free will and moral responsibility in the analytic philosophy of the late XX – early XXI centuries”