Authors and experts in the field of contemplative science contribute to the Mind & Life Europe book collection.
Conversations on Altruism and Compassion, Between Scientists, Economists, and the Dalai Lama
Authors:Tania Singer, Matthieu Ricard, Dalai Lama
“What is the relevance of pro-social motivation and altruism in competitive systems such as the dominant Western economic system?” This is one of the questions that was posed during the 2010 Mind and Life dialogue entitled “Altruism and Compassion in Economic Systems: A Dialogue at the Interface of Economics, Neuroscience, and Contemplative Sciences.”
Caring Economics, a book based on the talks and conversations with His Holiness the Dalai Lama during this Mind and Life Dialogue, and edited by Mind and Life Europe Board members Tania Singer and Matthieu Ricard, is now available.The book has also been published in German, and French.