The Believing Primate

May 20, 2009
Posted by Joe Gorra

EPS member Michael J. Murray, a Professor of Philosophy at Franklin and Marshall College, and also Vice President of Philosophy and Theology at the Templeton Foundation, recently edited a collection of writings (with Jeffrey Schloss) titled, The Believing Primate: Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion (OUP, 2009)

In Evolution of Religion: Studies, Theories, and Critiques, he has a chapter titled, “Four Arguments that the Cognitive Psychology of Religion Undermines the Justification of Religious Belief.”

Michael recently interacted with Paul Bloom (Yale) about much of the topics in the above mentioned book. The below interview is from