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Published: 20 March 2014

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199688081

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Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive Science

Critical and Constructive Essays

Edited by Fraser Watts and Léon P. Turner

  • This is the first volume of essays in the field of the evolutionary cognitive science of religion that is focused so explicitly on critical perspectives.
  • Aids understanding of how a range of different disciplines intersect the established theories of cognitive science of religion, and the distinctive sorts of criticism characteristic of distinct approaches to religion.
  • The volume is written in accessible language, and provides an introduction to key theories and concepts in the field. It covers a large number of the central debates in the field.
  • Many chapters combine succinct reviews of relevant literature with original critical arguments and constructive suggestions for how the field might develop.

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