Naturalism, Theism and the Cognitive Study of Religion

Naturalism, Theism and the Cognitive Study of Religion

by Aku Visala



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409424260
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2011
Series: Routledge Science and Religion Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Anthropology and Mind, University of Oxford, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: the cognitive theories of religion; Naturalism and religion: religion as a product of material causes; The naturalness of religion: basic theories; The strict naturalist programme and the naturalistic study of religion; A critique of the strict naturalist programme and a novel proposal; Theism and the naturalness of religion; Bibliography; Index.

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