Beyond the Best Interests of the Child

Beyond the Best Interests of the Child

  • Free Press | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780029123607 | 
  • December 1984

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Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein has been leading insight and loving-kindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Massachusetts, where he continues as one of the resident guiding teachers. In 1989, together with several other teachers and students, he established the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and, later, The Forest Refuge. A seminal figure in the emergence of Buddhism in the West, Joseph is the author of numerous books including One Dharma. He lives in Barre, Massachusetts.