The Know Nothings
3: Intro to the Cognitive Science of Religion
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The Know Nothings
3: Intro to the Cognitive Science of Religion
Jul 21, 2017
Nathan and Paul
In this episode of The Know Nothings, Nathan and Paul discuss the book "Why We Believe in God(s)" and cognitive science of religion. How religion is a by-product of our evolutionary adaptations and how that is unique in humans. Book recommendations: J. Anderson Thomson - Why we believe in God(s) https://tinyurl.com/y7xu5bcu Pascal Boyer - Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought https://tinyurl.com/y92ew7dz Justin Barret - Born Believers: The Science of Children's Religious Belief https://tinyurl.com/y8qja87h Todd Tremlin - Minds and Gods: The Cognitive Foundations of Religion https://tinyurl.com/y983hrxv