The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life

The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life

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by Jesse Bering
     
 

A surprising new take on why we believe in God—and how this belief ensured the survival of the human species.See more details below

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A surprising new take on why we believe in God—and how this belief ensured the survival of the human species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393072990
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
700,419
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Jesse Bering, Ph.D., is a frequent contributor to Scientific American, Slate, and Das Magazin. His work has also appeared in New York Magazine, The Guardian, and The New Republic, and has been featured on NPR, the BBC, Playboy Radio, and more. Bering is the former director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture at Queen's University, Belfast, and began his career as a professor at the University of Arkansas. He lives near Ithaca, New York.

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