The naturalness of religious ideas: a cognitive theory of religion

pt. 1. Religious ideas as conceptual structures -- Recurrence, naturalness, and under-determination -- The varieties of religious representations -- Two aspects of conceptual structures -- pt. 2. Four repertoires of religious representations -- Natural ontologies and supernatural furniture -- Causal...

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Contributors: Boyer, Pascal (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Berkeley University of Californiarnia Press c1994
Further subjects:B Philosophy & Religion
B Religion
B Electronic books
B Cognitive science
B Cognitive Psychology
B Godsdienst
B RELIGION ; Psychology of Religion
B Cognitieve psychologie
B Religion - General
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Summary:pt. 1. Religious ideas as conceptual structures -- Recurrence, naturalness, and under-determination -- The varieties of religious representations -- Two aspects of conceptual structures -- pt. 2. Four repertoires of religious representations -- Natural ontologies and supernatural furniture -- Causal judgments -- Essentialism and social categories -- Ritual episodes and religious assumptions -- pt. 3. A sketch of cultural transmission -- Cross-strengthening, religious truth, and stability -- Cultural transmission and the biology in history.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-313) and index. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:0520911628