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A Point by Point Response to Donald Wiebe: A Manifesto for the Scientific study of Religion

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A point by point response to Wiebe's 'Manifesto', mostly in support of the 'methodological naturalism'-with added precautions on the current use of the term 'science'. A philosophy for the study of religion is called for, with an epistemological range that caters for collective methodologies and social ontologies; respects the analytic distinction between 'subject matter' and 'theoretical object'-and, ultimately, the theoryladenness of all talk about 'religion'. Naturalism is not about givens in the study of meaningful human behavior.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftMethod and Theory in the Study of Religion
Vol/bind33
Nummer1
Sider (fra-til)89-94
Antal sider6
ISSN0943-3058
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StatusUdgivet - jan. 2021

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