Saturday, September 28, 2013
Episode 25: Religion and Prosociality with Jeremy BeahanAlternatives to Thought, Special Guests
Today Chalmer welcomes fellow podcaster and skeptical doubter Jeremy Beahan to the Project for a look at some religiosity claims. What is the Prosocial Theory? Does belief in the Divine make you more inclined to be moral? And can we even evaluate it scientifically? Get primed for some sanity in this edition of Alternatives to Thought.
- For additional download options, visit www.archive.org
- The primary paper discussed in the podcast: Galen, L.W. (2012). Does Religious Belief Promote Prosociality?: A Critical Examination. Psychological Bulletin, 138, (5), 876-906. doi: 10.1037/a0028251
- Reasonable Doubts Podcast and Blog
- Center For Inquiry’s Speaker Bureau page for Jeremy Beahan