Beyond artificial divides, exploring genuine connection, for the benefit of all

CSAS seeks to develop, study, and test models of intelligence that are ethically and aesthetically fulfilling and can be applied across a broad range of current and emerging substrates. We believe that networks of intelligence and care can connect and inform apparent selves, wherever and whatever we are.

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In this video, CSAS research team members answer the question: What would you hope to be able to do for this world?
CSAS research workshop on AI, biology, and Buddhism hosted by Tufts University, August 18th-21st 2023.
Award winning journalist Richard Sergay speaks with Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche and other religious leaders on technology and AI.

Care as a driver of intelligence

CSAS seeks to bring together thought leaders from the spheres of biology, Buddhism, education, medicine, psychology, and the sciences of information and cognition. We are committed to conduct multidisciplinary research comprehensively, critically and constructively.

Here are some impressions from our recent workshop.

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Research team

Our team represents the fields of AI, Buddhist philosophy and practice, cognitive science, complex systems theory, computer science, evolutionary biology, physiology, and the interfaces between science and religion.