Editors’ Introduction

Journal of Cognitive Historiography

Authors

  • Esther Eidinow University of Nottingham
  • Luther H. Martin University of Vermont

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jch.v1i1.5

Keywords:

journal of cognitive historiography

Abstract

Editors’ Introduction: Journal of Cognitive Historiography

Author Biographies

Esther Eidinow, University of Nottingham

Esther Eidinow is Lecturer in Ancient Greek History in the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham. She has published widely in the field of ancient Greek religion, including Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks (2007, repr. 2013) and Luck, Fate and Fortune (2011).

Luther H. Martin, University of Vermont

Luther H. Martin is Professor Emeritus of Religion, University of Vermont. He also has been a Distinguished International Fellow at the Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, and a Visiting Professor at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. He is the author of Hellenistic Religions (1987) and of numerous articles in this field of his historical specialization. He has also published widely in the field of theory and method in the study of religion, especially, in the area of cognitive theory and historiographical method, and has co-edited several volumes in this area, including Past Minds: Studies in Cognitive Historiography (2011). He is now a founding member the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion and is coeditor of its Journal of the Cognitive Science of Religion.

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Published

2014-01-23

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Eidinow, E., & Martin, L. H. (2014). Editors’ Introduction: Journal of Cognitive Historiography. Journal of Cognitive Historiography, 1(1), 5–9. https://doi.org/10.1558/jch.v1i1.5

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