Method Today - Redescribing Approaches to the Study of Religion - Brad Stoddard

Method Today - Redescribing Approaches to the Study of Religion - Brad Stoddard

20. Homo Interpretans

Method Today - Redescribing Approaches to the Study of Religion - Brad Stoddard

Jennifer Eyl [+-]
Tufts University
Jennifer Eyl is an Associate Professor of Religion at Tufts University. Her work focuses on religions of the ancient Mediterranean and theory of religion.

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This chapter looks at Epicurean physics and ethics, nineteenth German Romanticism, and contemporary problems in criminal justice, to reflect on questions about interpretation, as raised by Kevin Shilbrack. I argue that interpretation is useful precisely where it overlaps with explanation.

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Eyl, Jennifer. 20. Homo Interpretans. Method Today - Redescribing Approaches to the Study of Religion. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 222-227 Sep 2018. ISBN 9781781795682. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=34438. Date accessed: 21 Jul 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.34438. Sep 2018

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