Leiden University (Netherlands)

Is God a fabrication of the mind?

May 18, 2010 at 12:00AM / Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw, zaal C131, Steenschurr 25, Leiden


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Leiden University (Netherlands)

Leon de Bruin will moderate a dialogue and audience Q&A centered on questions that relate to the interaction between religion and the human brain. Did people make up God? Do scientific explanations indicate that religion is nonsense? Can a believer be a good scholar?

Presenters

André Aleman

Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry

University of Groningen

Victor Lamme

Professor of Cognitive Neurosciences

University of Amsterdam

Wim Hofstee

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Leiden University
Leiden University (Netherlands)