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Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theology From Human Minds to Divine Minds

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ISBN-10: 159947381X

ISBN-13: 9781599473819

Edition: 2011

Authors: Justin L. Barrett

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Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theologyis the eighth title published in the Templeton Science and Religion Series, in which scientists from a wide range of fields distill their experience and knowledge into brief tours of their respective specialties. In this volume, well-known cognitive scientist Justin L. Barrett offers an accessible overview of this interdisciplinary field, reviews key findings in this area, and discusses the implications of these findings for religious thought and practice. Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of minds and mental activity, and as such, it addresses a fundamental feature of what it is to be human. Further, in so far as religious traditions…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Templeton Press
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Preface
What Is Cognitive Science?
Features of Human Thought
The Cognitive Origins of Beliefs
How We Conceive of the World
How We Conceive of Humans
How We Conceive of the Divine
Cognition and Experiencing Religion
From Natural Religion to Theology
Cognitive Science and Natural Theology
Author's Note
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index