And Man Creates God
An Explanation for Religion
By (author) Pascal Boyer
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And Man Creates God by Pascal Boyer
Book DescriptionThe first classic of 21st-century anthropology."--John Tooby and Leda Cosmides, University of California, Santa Barbara. 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465006960
(204mm x 135mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Pascal Boyer
Memory in Mind and Culture, Hardback (June 2009)
Provides answers about human memory and its role in making us who we are and societies who they are.
Cognitive Aspects of Religious Symbolism, Paperback (October 2008)
In closely focused essays, a group of anthropologists debate the particular nature of religious concepts and categories.
Tradition as Truth and Communication, Paperback (March 2006)
Tradition as Truth and Communication deals particularly with oral communication and focuses on the privileged role of licensed speakers and the ritual contexts in which certain aspects of tradition are characteristically transmitted.
Religion Explained, Paperback (November 2002)» View all books by Pascal Boyer
Why are there religious beliefs in all cultures? Do they have features in common and why does religion persist in the face of science? This work shows how experimental findings in cognitive science, evolutionary biology and cultural anthropology are providing precise answers to these general questions.
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Author Biography - Pascal Boyer
Pascal Boyer is Luce Professor of Collective and Individual Memory at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
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