3 edition of Credulity found in the catalog.
Source title: Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism (Class 200: New Studies in Religion)
|Statement||University of Chicago Press|
|Publishers||University of Chicago Press|
|LC Classifications||Mar 30, 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||68|
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Electrical apparatus for the automatic indication of chlorine, ozone and other oxidising sterilisers in solution.
She uses that familiarity to question the ways in which scholars have been too enamored with enlightened notions of autonomy, agency, and empowerment to appreciate fully the mischief-making of mediums, somnambulists, and mesmeric subjects.
But since Credulity cannot be drawn from the void, subterfuge are resorted to, one of the most prevalent being the mania for "demystification", which allows an air of intelligence to be conveyed at small cost, for all one need do is assert that the normal response to a particular phenomenon is "prejudiced" and that it is high time it was cleared of the "legends" surrounding it; if the ocean could be made out to be a pond or the Himalayas a hill, it would be done.
Furthermore, how might illuminating those complex patterns help Credulity further understand the instances where people either do or do not update their previously held beliefs based on new or challenging evidence? Credulity experiments of this kind have been of such an extraordinary character that many present have been induced to believe that life had actually returned, and that the subject was Credulity to take vengeance on all in the room.
When tackled on this point he admitted that indeed he had previously been able to read. What remorse your credulity caused me! Scientific American, 77 3 Credulity, 42. For an influential critique of Geertz's model see 's The Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category 1982.
It should satisfy the heart and brain of the best and wisest. History of the Present, 6 187—103.
The origin of the term is a practical joke where inexperienced campers are told about a bird or animal called the as well as a usually preposterous method of catching it, such as running around the woods carrying a bag or making strange noises.
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The Problem of Unbelief in the 16th Century: The Religion of Rabelais.