Toward a Second Wave of Consilience in the Cognitive Scientific Study of Religion
Issue: Vol 1 No. 1 (2014)
Journal: Journal of Cognitive Historiography
As a classicist religious studies scholar and someone involved in the growing cognitive science of religion movement, I find the essays in this inaugural issue of the Journal of Cognitive Historiography exciting, despite the fact that I know little about the Graeco-Roman world. In my contribution I have been asked to make a few concluding comments, and because I do not have a special area of interest I will focus primarily on some general theoretical and methodological issues raised by the essays in this issue of the journal.
Author: Edward Slingerland
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