John Modern “Toward a Religious History of Cognitive Science”

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John Modern “Toward a Religious History of Cognitive Science”

May 27, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

| Humanities 1, Room 210 | Free

John Modern is the author of Secularism in Antebellum America and The Bop Apocalypse. John is currently at work on two projects: the first explores the intersections of religion and cognition in American history and the second is a meditation on entropy, tentatively entitled Akron Devo Divine: A Delirious History of Rubber.

John Modern is the Chair and Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin & Marshall College.


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May 27, 2015 – John Modern: “Toward a Religious History of Cognitive Science”

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Date:
May 27, 2015
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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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Free
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Center for Cultural Studies
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Humanities 1, Room 210
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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