Tag Archives: Epistemology

Assuming Identity

by Monica Miller * This post originally appeared on the Practicum: Critical Theory, Religion, and Pedagogy blog. On the first day of each of my classes, I ask students a simple question: What pronoun do you prefer? Usually, the question … Continue reading

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Definitive Descriptions in the Study of Religion and the Doniger Controversy

by Steven Ramey The responses to Wendy Doniger’s book, The Hindus: An Alternative History, whose publisher (Penguin, India) is withdrawing the book in India to settle a criminal lawsuit over offending religious sentiments, raise a whole host of issues. Scholars … Continue reading

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More than Belief: An Interview with Manuel A. Vásquez (Part 3)

(This is the final part of a 3 part interview with Manuel A. Vásquez about his recent book, More than Belief; see part 1 here and part 2 here.) CM: Here’s a second critical question. I am open-minded about cognitive science … Continue reading

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