A review by David Barash on altruism

Published on June 12, 2015 In Press Reviews

Mr. Barash is an evolutionary biologist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington. His most recent book is “Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science.” The word “altruism” was coined by Auguste Comte, the 19th-century social philosopher and early founder of sociology. It derives, in turn, from the...

Brief chronological compendium of spiritual masters and great scholars of Tibetan Buddhism

Published on November 28, 2014 In Articles about Buddhism

This document contains the dates of slightly more than 1,300 spiritual masters and great scholars of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as a few dates of the Indian master and thinkers from other nations. I’ve assembled these historical data from my lectures for the sole purpose of compiling an easily accessible chronological compendium. This compilatio...