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Thomas Metzinger: Religion, Spirituality and Self-deception

Wanneer:do 01-11-2012 20:00 - 21:30
Waar:Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Georganiseerd door de Faculteit Wijsbegeerte en Studium Generale

How should we address religion and spirituality in this age of evolutionary theory and neuroscience? Usually religion and spirituality are set in joined opposition to science. However, Thomas Metzinger will argue that spirituality and science have much in common and religion is the outcast. The intellectual honesty required for doing science is closely linked to what many would call spirituality. Both seek knowledge and truth.