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Malcolm A Jeeves
|Description:||219 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||What is psychology, and how should we approach it? --
What is the relationship between the mind and the brain? --
How free am I? : free will and determinism --
Determinism, genetics, and the "God gene" --
Have Benjamin Libet's experiments exploded the free-will myth? --
But is it all in the brain? : the emergence of social neuroscience --
But what about the soul? --
Don't parapsychology and near-death experiences prove the existence of the soul? --
What makes us human? : the development of evolutionary psychology --
Are humans different? : what about morality in animals? --
What is the difference between altruism, altruistic love and agape? --
Does language uniquely define us as humans? --
Does my brain have a "God spot"? --
Does God guide and direct us? --
Does neuropsychology have anything to offer psychotherapy and counseling? --
Are religious beliefs the twenty-first-century opium of the people? : what about placebo effects? --
What about spirituality? : is it a separate "religious" part of me? --
Can science "explain away" religion? --
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- Psychology and religion.
- Psychology, Religious.
- Neurosciences -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
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