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- DescriptionDiscloses the limits of scientific concepts and methods, and the failure of approaches in the human sciences emulating the scientific procedures in the natural sciences, notably the cognitive science of religion, to articulate religious life in its actuality.
- Author BiographyRene Gothoni is Professor of Comparative Religion at the University of Helsinki, a life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and a life member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. He is also President of the Finnish Society of Friends of Mount Athos. His publications include Attitudes and Interpretations in Comparative Religion (2000) and The Unknown Pilgrim (2006), and he edited How to do Comparative Religion? Three Ways, Many Goals (2005), The Monastic Magnet. Roads to and from Mount Athos (with G. Speake, 2008) and Pilgrims and Travellers in the Search of the Holy (2010).
- Author(s)Rene Gothoni
- PublisherPeter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
- Date of Publication20/01/2011
- Series TitleReligions and Discourse
- Series Part/Volume Number52
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- First Published2011
- ImprintPeter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
- Content Note2, 2 coloured ill., num. graphs
- Weight350 g
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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