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Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory

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Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory. / Perry, John.

In: Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2016, p. 69-85.

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Perry, J 2016, 'Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory' Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 69-85. DOI: 10.1353/sce.2016.0022

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Perry, J. (2016). Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory. DOI: 10.1353/sce.2016.0022

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Perry J. Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory. Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics. 2016;36(1):69-85. Available from, DOI: 10.1353/sce.2016.0022

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Perry, John. / Jesus and Hume among the Neuroscientists: Haidt, Greene, and the Unwitting Return of Moral Sense Theory. In: Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics. 2016 ; Vol. 36, No. 1. pp. 69-85

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