Religion Explained

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Religion Explained
Author : Pascal Boyer
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Publisher : Basic Books
Language : English
Release Date : 21 March 2007
ISBN : 9780465004614
Pages : 384 pages
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Religion Explained by Pascal Boyer Book PDF Summary

Many of our questions about religion, says renowned anthropologist Pascal Boyer, are no longer mysteries. We are beginning to know how to answer questions such as "Why do people have religion?" Using findings from anthropology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary biology, Religion Explained shows how this aspect of human consciousness is increasingly admissible to coherent, naturalistic explanation. This brilliant and controversial book gives readers the first scientific explanation for what religious feeling is really about, what it consists of, and where it comes from.

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