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  1. 1. The Possibility of Discussion : Relativism, Truth, and Criticism of Religious Beliefs

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Etik och Religionsfilosofi

    Författare :Hugo Strandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of religion; discussion; relativism; truth; criticism of religious beliefs; fideism; objectivity; universality; Wittgenstein; Davidson; Heidegger; Swinburne; Religionsfilosofi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Philosophy of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionsfilosofi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation seeks to address the issue of how fruitful discussion of religious beliefs is possible, i.e. how it is criticism of religious beliefs is possible. In the philosophy of religion, discussions of religious beliefs are often understood as starting from putative universal norms and rules for argumentation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Religion – evolutionens missfoster eller kärleksbarn? Kognitionsvetenskaplig religionsforskning och dess relevans för religiösa trosföreställningars rationalitet

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Lotta Knutsson Bråkenhielm; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cognitive Science of Religion; epistemic rationality; religious beliefs; cognitive mechanisms; intuitive and reflective reasoning; minimally counterintuitive concepts; hypersensitive agency detection device; theory of mind; religious naturalness; evolutionary byproduct; false positives; sensus divinitatis; causes and reasons; finite and infinite supernatural agency; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is on Cognitive Science of Religion (CSR) and its relevance for the rationality of religious beliefs. An epistemical model for rationality is developed according to which: a person (or group of persons) is rational to hold a certain belief a) if this belief can be assumed to have been generated by one or more reliable cognitive mechanisms, b) applies whether or not she is aware of what these mechanisms are, but c) only as long as it does not exist or arise some reasons (defeaters) to question the belief; if they occur, she must d) reflect on it and find other reasons or grounds to hold the belief in question. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    Detta är en avhandling från Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Författare :Jessica Moberg; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; religious eclecticism.;

    Sammanfattning : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Naturalizing God? : A Critical Evaluation of Religious Naturalism

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Theology, Uppsala University

    Författare :Sven Mikael Leidenhag; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious naturalism; naturalism; science and religion; emergence theory; panentheism; panpsychism; theism; Willem Drees; Charley Hardwick; Ursula Goodenough; Karl Peters; Gordon Kaufman; Stuart Kauffman; Loyal Rue; pragmatism; eco-ethics; eco-theology.; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis seeks to critically evaluate religious naturalism as a position in the dialogue between science and religion. I seek to explicate the major topics of debate within religious naturalism (chapter 2), as well as the naturalistic and religious aspects of religious naturalism. LÄS MER

  5. 5. What Counts as Religion in Sociology? The Problem of Religiosity in Sociological Methodology

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Sociologiska institutionen

    Författare :Erika Willander; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sociology of religion; theory and method; religious affiliation; religious beliefs; religious practice; religious mainstream; sacred; religiosity; spirituality; secularization; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to contribute to the ongoing critical discussion within the sociology of religion by focusing on the seldom considered perspective of methodology. As such, it consists of a theoretical part that problematizes the ways in which religion has been analyzed, and an empirical part that develops how religiosity can be approached in sociological studies. LÄS MER