Tag Archives: Epistemology

‘Religion’ with a Dash of Kripke

by Adam T. Miller The ongoing debate about whether the category religion has any analytical purchase is without doubt quite familiar to readers of the Bulletin. And for most of us, due to the lasting influence of J. Z. Smith … Continue reading

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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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