During this talk, Peter Carlson reviews the key Buddhist teaching on dependent origination as it is associated with another important concept, emptiness, which has frequently been misunderstood.  During the discussion, contemporary scientific and psychological information that fosters more clarity about the topics are presented.

Here are the notes prepared for this talk, which provide a more extensive review of the various aspects of emptiness from a contemporary scientific as well as the traditional perspective:  Contingent Provisional Emergence As Emptiness