Natural Reflections: Human Cognition at the Nexus of Science and Religion
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Natural Reflections: Human Cognition at the Nexus of Science and Religion

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In this important and original book, eminent scholar Barbara Herrnstein Smith describes, assesses, and reflects upon a set of contemporary intellectual projects involving science, religion, and human cognition. One, which Smith calls “the New Naturalism,” is the effort to explain religion on the basis of cognitive science. Another, which she calls “the New Natural Theology...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 19th 2010 by Yale University Press (first published 2010)
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Kelly
This book results from Barbara Herrnstein Smith's 2006 contribution to the Dwight H. Terry Lectureship, which was established in 1905 so that "...the Christian spirit may be nurtured in the fullest light of the world's knowledge and that mankind may be helped to attain its highest possible welfare and happiness upon this earth." It seems fair to note upfront that the goal here is intellectual harmony as opposed to scholarly, albiet adversarial, argument. To her credit, Ms. Smith manages to admir...more
Christina "6 word reviewer" Lake
Yes, even scientists have confirmation bias!
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