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The anatomy of unbelief: a critical assessment of the cognitive science of (non)religion

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A number of scholars of (non)religion and secularity have argued in recent years for the need to get beyond the neat binaries and the negative identities signalled by atheism and agnosticism (e.g., Taves, Asprem and Ihm 2018). However, these binaries are deeply ingrained in the landscape of ideas that have shaped the way we do scholarship.

In this thesis, I critically investigate the approach called cognitive science of religion (CSR), which Justin Barrett and Emily Burdett descri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
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Name:
Clarendon Fund
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100014748
Grant:
SFF1718_CB1/2_HUMS_794288
Programme:
Clarendon Council
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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