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Natural reflections : human cognition at the nexus of science and religion / Barbara Herrnstein Smith.

Smith, Barbara Herrnstein.
Date
[2009], ©2009
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Publication/Creation

New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xviii, 201 pages ; 22 cm.

Notes

Book is adapted from the Dwight H. Terry Lectures delivered at Yale University in 2006.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Introduction: Prophecies, predictions, and human cognition -- Cognitive machinery and explanatory ambitions : the new naturalism -- "The gods seem here to stay" : naturalism, rationalism, and the persistence of belief -- Deep reading : the new natural theology -- Reflections : science and religion, natural and unnatural.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780300140347
  • 0300140347