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The Transcendental Temptation - a book by Kurtz, Paul

The Transcendental Temptation

A Critique of Religion and the Paranormal

The Transcendental Temptation( )
Author: Kurtz, Paul
ISBN:978-1-61614-827-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Prometheus Books, Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

"In this widely acclaimed and highly controversial book, Paul Kurtz examines the reasons why people accept supernatural and paranormal belief systems in spite of substantial evidence to the contrary. According to the author, it is because there is within the human species a deeply rooted tendency toward magical thinking - the "transcendental temptation" - which undermines critical judgement and paves the way for willful beliefs. He explores in detail the three major monotheistic...
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Pages:516
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Religion / General
Body, Mind & Spirit / Parapsychology / General
Body, Mind & Spirit / Occultism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.23 Inches
Book Weight:1.773 Pounds

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