Evan Thompson, professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia, just wrote a new book with a catchy title ("Why I Am Not A Buddhist")... So, its only fitting that Lion's Roar, one of the most prominent Buddhist journals, conducts a LONG interview with him in their latest issue.
The initial impetus to write the book came from my participation in a number of events that brought together Buddhist meditation practitioners and Buddhist scholars and scientists who were doing research on meditation.... And, when I would say “Actually, I’m not a Buddhist,” they would be surprised and want to how I could participate in these events." -- Evan Thompson
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TITLE Why Evan Thompson Isn't a Buddhist
PUBLISHER: Lion's Roar
January 31, 2020
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