Art and religion: Inverting the primacy

Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences 6 (2):74-77 (2013)
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On the basis of the conception of aesthetic imagination derived from evolutionary psychology, cognitive psychology, and social cognitive neuroscience, today it is possible - and more appropriate - to invert the traditional view of anthropologists and archeologists that conceives the arts (from the early pre-historic arts) as mere instruments supporting religious beliefs, practices, and rituals.


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