Religion Explained

Author: Pascal Boyer
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407020870
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Pascal Boyer shows how experimental findings in cognitive science, evolutionary biology and cultural anthropology are now providing precise answers to these general questions, and providing, for the first time, real answers to the question: ...

The Cognitive Science Of Religion

Author: James A. Van Slyke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317037928
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1 Pascal Boyer, Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious
Thought (New York: Basic Books, 2001); Ilkka Pyysiäinen, How Religion Works:
Toward a New Cognitive Science of Religion (Leiden: Brill 2003). 2 Kelly
Bulkeley, “Review of Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious
Thought, by Pascal Boyer and How Religion Works: Towards a New Cognitive
Science of Religion, by Ilkka Pyysianien,” Journal of the American Academy of
Religion 71, no.

The Biology Of Religious Behavior

Author: Jay R. Feierman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313364303
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New York: Ballantine Books. 20. Burkert, W. (1996). Creation of a sacred: Tracks
of biology in early religions (p. 177). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
21. Hinde, R. A. (1999). Why gods persist: A scientific approach to religion (p. 2).
London and New York: Routledge. 22. Atran, S. (2002). In gods we trust: The
evolutionary landscape of religion (p. 4). New York: Oxford University Press. 23.
Boyer, P. (2001). Religion explained: The evolutionary origins of religious
thought (p. 7).

Religion Explained

Author: Luther H. Martin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350032476
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Religion as an Impure Subject: A Note on Cognitive Order in Religious
Representation in Response to Brian Malley. Method & Theory in the Study of
Religion, 8(2): 201–13. Boyer, P. (1996b). What Makes Anthropomorphism
Natural: Intuitive Ontology and Cultural Representations. Journal of the Royal
Anthropological Institute, 2(1): 83–97. Boyer, P. (2001). Religion Explained: The
Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought. New York: Basic Books. Boyer, P. (
2003). Religious Thought ...

Routledge Companion To Philosophy Of Religion

Author: Chad Meister
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136696857
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Atran, S. (2004) In Gods We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion, New
York: Oxford University Press. Boyer, P. (2002) Religion Explained: The
Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought, New York: Basic Books. Darwin, C. (
1859) On the Origin of Species, London: John Murray. —— (1871) The Descent
of Man, London: John Murray. Dawkins, R. (1976) The Selfish Gene, Oxford:
Oxford University Press. Dennett, D. C. (2006) Breaking the Spell: Religion as a
Natural ...

Intelligent Design And Religion As A Natural Phenomenon

Author: John S. Wilkins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351927108
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Religion Explained: the evolutionary origins of religious thought. New York: Basic
Books. — (2003). Religious thought and behaviour as byproducts of brain
function. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 1 (3): 119–124. — and J. Ramble (2001).
Cognitive templates for religious concepts: crosscultural evidence for recall of
counterintuitive representations. Cognitive Science 25: 535–564. Bulbulia, J. (
2004). Religious costs as adaptations that signal altruistic intention. Evolution
and Cognition ...

Origins Of Religion Cognition And Culture

Author: Armin W. Geertz
Publisher: Routledge
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Before setting out Lewis-Williams's account of the origin of religion in the
Palaeolithic, however, I think it might be helpful to point out what I find to be the
weakness in the current cognitivist views on the origin or emergence of religion in
human thought and practice, and for this I shall focus on two of the more
influential explanatory cognitive accounts of religion in our discipline: Pascal
Boyer's Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought (2001
) and Justin Barrett's ...