The Consolation of Philosophy

Boethius. (2000). The Consolation of Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press. Summary: Composed in the 6th century, this allegorical treatise records the prisoner’s acceptance of an unjust imprisonment and death…

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Multiple Perspectives on Vipassana Meditation: Experience, Psychology and Philosophy

This project provides for creation of a course that looks at Vipassana meditation from three broad perspectives: experiential, psychological/scientific, and philosophical. Students learn to meditate and compare that experience with other contemplative exercises. They bring that experience to bear on questions about research on well-being and on perennial philosophical questions about the nature of the self.

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