Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion

Thinking about Religion

Extending the Cognitive Science of Religion

Authors: Smith, A.

Editors: Wielenberg, E., Nagasawa, Y. (Eds.)

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Thinking about Religion examines cutting-edge breakthroughs from across the sciences concluding that religion persists because the mind is primed for faith, ready to grasp and fiercely defend beliefs that make sense but defy logic.

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Yujin Nagasawa is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Co-Director of the John Hick Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of God and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Novel Approach to Knowledge Arguments (2008). He received the Templeton Award for Theological Promise in 2008.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Thinking about Religion
Book Subtitle
Extending the Cognitive Science of Religion
Authors
Editors
  • E. Wielenberg
  • Y. Nagasawa
Series Title
Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32475-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137324757
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32474-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45902-5
Series ISSN
2634-6176
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 258
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