Voland, Eckart

The Biological Evolution of Religious Mind and Behavior

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Table of contents

2. Introduction
Wulf Schiefenhövel, Eckart Voland

3. Evaluating the Evolutionary Status of Religiosity and Religiousnessreligiousness

Eckart Voland

4. Gods, Gains, and Genes
Rüdiger Vaas

5. How Some Major Components of Religion Could Have Evolved by Natural Selection?
Jay R. Feierman

6. The Correlated History of Social Organization, Moralitymorality
, and Religion
David C. Lahti

7. Is There a Particular Role for Ideational Aspects of Religions in Human Behavioral Ecology?
Jürgen Kunz

8. Talk and Tradition: Why the Least Interesting Components of Religion May Be the Most Evolutionarily Important
Craig T. Palmer, Ryan M. Ellsworth, Lyle B. Steadman

9. The Reproductive Benefits of Religious Affiliation
Michael Blume

10. The African Interregnum: The “Where,” “When,” and “Why” of the Evolution of Religion
Matt Rossano

11. Explaining the Inexplicable: Traditional and Syncretistic Religiosity in Melanesia
Wulf Schiefenhövel

12. Authoritarianism,Religiousness,religiousness
and Conservatismconservatism
: Is “Obedience to Authority” the Explanation for Their Clustering, Universality and Evolution?
Thomas J. Bouchard

13. Cognitive Foundations in the Development of a Religious Mind
Rebekah A. Richert, Erin I. Smith

14. Religious Belief and Neurocognitive Processes of the Self
Shihui Han

15. Neurologic Constraints on Evolutionary Theories of Religion
Erica Harris, Patrick McNamara

16. On Shared Psychological Mechanisms of Religiousnessreligiousness
and Delusional Beliefs
Martin Brüne

17. Cognitive Foundations of Religiosity
Ulrich Frey

18. The Religious System as Adaptive: Cognitive Flexibility, Public Displays, and Acceptance
Benjamin Grant Purzycki, Richard Sosis

19. The Evolution of Evolutionary Theories of Religion
Wolfgang Achtner

20. Evolutionary Perspectives on Religion – What They Can and What They Cannot Explain (Yet)
Detlef Fetchenhauer

Keywords: Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, Modern Philosophy, Anthropology, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Publication year
The Frontiers Collection
Page amount
10 pages
Natural Sciences

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