A Review of Agustín Fuentes’s "Why we believe: Evolution and the human way of being"


  • Farid Pazhoohi


This is a review of Agustín Fuentes's book "Why We Believe: Evolution and the Human Way of Being" (Yale University Press, 2019). It outlines Fuentes's idea that the human capacity to believe has roots in our evolutionary history, sociality, and niche, and offers a critique of various aspects of this book.