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Can science explain religion? : the cognitive science debate

Author: James William Jones
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones, James William, 1943-
Can science explain religion?
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015005056
(OCoLC)904715379
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
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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certainly deserves the attention of the general public, and offers a welcome antidote to the misrepresentations of cognitive science of religion * Tom Uytterhoeven, ESSSAT * [T]his volume will be Read more...

 
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