Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental by Helen De Cruz,Ryan Nichols

By Helen De Cruz,Ryan Nichols

Experimental philosophy has blossomed right into a number of philosophical fields together with ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. yet there was little or no experimental philosophical learn within the area of philosophy of faith. Advances in faith, Cognitive technological know-how, and Experimental Philosophy demonstrates how cognitive technological know-how of faith has the methodological and conceptual assets to turn into a sort of experimental philosophy of religion.

Addressing a large choice of empirical claims which are of curiosity to philosophers and psychologists of faith, a group of psychologists and philosophers follow info from the psychology of faith to big difficulties within the philosophy of faith together with the psychology of non secular range; the psychology of substance dualism; the matter of evil and the relation among non secular trust and empathy; and the cognitive technology explaining the formation of intuitions that unwittingly advisor philosophers of faith while formulating arguments.

Bringing jointly authors and researchers who've made very important contributions to interdisciplinary study on faith within the final decade, Advances in faith, Cognitive technology, and Experimental Philosophy presents new methods of forthcoming middle philosophical and mental problems.

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