The Resource The belief instinct : the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life, Jesse Bering

The belief instinct : the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life, Jesse Bering

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The belief instinct : the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life
Title
The belief instinct
Title remainder
the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Bering
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An evolutionary psychologist examines humans' belief in God and argues that it evolved in the species as an "adaptive illusion" that originally had an evolutionary purpose, now outdated, that ensured the survival of the human race
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bering, Jesse
Index
index present
LC call number
BF51
LC item number
.B47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belief and doubt
  • God
  • Spirituality
  • Psychology and religion
  • Psychology
  • Psychologie
  • Glaube
  • Religiosität
  • Evolution
  • Spiritual life
  • Psychology of religion
  • Psychology
  • Glaube
  • Religiosität
  • Spiritualität
  • Psychologie
  • Evolution
  • Subjektive Theorie
  • Belief and doubt
  • God
  • Psychology and religion
  • Psychology
  • Spirituality
Label
The belief instinct : the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life, Jesse Bering
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain under the title: The God instinct
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The history of an illusion -- A life without purpose -- Signs, signs, everywhere signs -- Curiously immortal -- When God throws people off bridges -- God as adaptive illusion -- And then you die
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiii, 252 pages
Isbn
9780393072990
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010047252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601106177
  • (OCoLC)ocn601106177
Label
The belief instinct : the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life, Jesse Bering
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain under the title: The God instinct
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The history of an illusion -- A life without purpose -- Signs, signs, everywhere signs -- Curiously immortal -- When God throws people off bridges -- God as adaptive illusion -- And then you die
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiii, 252 pages
Isbn
9780393072990
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010047252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601106177
  • (OCoLC)ocn601106177

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