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Can science explain religion? : the cognitive science debate

Author: James William Jones
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Drawing on scientific research and logical argument James Jones directly confronts the claims that cognitive science can eliminate, or debunk, religion. He provides an accessibly written, persuasive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James William Jones
ISBN: 9780190249380 0190249382
OCLC Number: 904715379
Description: ix, 236 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A voice from the border of religion and science --
Explanations, how science seeks to explain religion --
Explaining, what does it mean to explain religion? --
Physicalism, is a purely physicalist account compelling? --
Beyond physicalism, mind and nature --
Our pluralistic universe, living on the border of science and religion.
Responsibility: James W. Jones.
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"This is a tour de force. Jones takes the reader through the full range of debates concerning the use and abuse of cognitive science with respect to religion, displaying both expertise and panache. Read more...

 
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