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1. Inner Experience : An Analysis of Scientific Experience in Early Modern Germany
Sammanfattning : In the last decades a number of studies have shed light on early modern scientific experience. While some of these studies have focused on how new facts were forced out of nature in so-called experimental situations, others have charted long-term transformations. LÄS MER
2. Facing Nature : Cultivating Experience in the Nature Connection Movement
Sammanfattning : Through field research in Sweden and Finland between 2017 and 2022, the thesis follows a burgeoning social movement in which connection with nature is seen as a means of both personal wellbeing and ecological sustainability at the societal level. The thesis describes and analyses ideas, practices, organisations, and literature in a contemporary cultural context in the borderland between health practice, environmental activism, and spirituality. LÄS MER
3. SACRED or NEURAL? : Neuroscientific Explanations of Religious Experience: A Philosophical Evaluation
Sammanfattning : Neuroscientists place different explanations at our disposal of what religious experiences are. Some neuroscientists explain religious experiences in terms of consequences of a damaged, malfunctioning or mentally deranged brain. Others explain them in terms of existential crises. LÄS MER
4. Varieties of Supernatural Experience : the Case of High-Functioning Autism
Sammanfattning : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. LÄS MER
5. An emotional landscape of devotion : Religious experience in Reformation-period Sweden
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores how the Reformation in Sweden was experienced by 16th century people through an examination of emotional practices. It argues that religious texts such as prayer books, sermon collections and instruction manuals were formative for the religious setting of the 16th century and that the use of these texts would therefore involve emotional practices for the 16thcentury Christian, thus creating an emotional experience of the Reformation for the Christian who used these texts. LÄS MER