Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture

Workshop 2014 (10 of 11) | Cristine Legare | Ritual and the Rationality Problem: Old Wine in a New Bottle

Episode Summary

Workshop 2014 (10 of 11) | Cristine Legare | Ritual and the Rationality Problem: Old Wine in a New Bottle

Episode Notes

As a group, we will examine the kinds of ritualistic remedies used to treat a great variety of problems across highly diverse cultural contexts and vast stretches of historical time. Our objective will be to identify the kinds of information people may use to evaluate the efficacy of these pervasive cultural practices.