Books

Articles

Kiper, J. (In press). Belief in human rights: An opportunity for cross-cultural cognitive science (pp. 515-535). In J. Musolino (Ed.), The Cognitive Science of Belief. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 

Sosis, R., & Kiper, J. (2022). Sport as a meaning-making system: Insights from the study of religion. Religions, 13(10), 1-16.

Kiper, J. (2022). Remembering the causes of collective violence in the Yugoslav Wars. Nationalities Papers, 1-24.

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2022). Rituals, propaganda, and social regulation: Totalism as a quasi-religious system. Slovak Ethnology, 70(2), 273-296.

Sosis, R., Shaver, J., Purzycki, B., & Kiper, J. (2022). Soul mates? Conflicts and complementarities in the evolutionary and cognitive sciences of religion. In J. Barrett (Ed.), Oxford Handbook for the Cognitive Science of Religion. (pp. 349-370). New York: Oxford University Press.

Vasilyeva, N., Smith, K.M., Barr, K., Kiper, J., Stich, S., Machery, E., Barrett, H.C. (2021). Evaluating information and misinformation during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence for epistemic vigilance. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 43.

 

Kiper, J., Stich, S., Machery, E., & Barrett, H.C. (2021). Experimental philosophy. In D. Ludwig, I. Koskinen, Z. Mncube, L. Poliseli, & L. Reyes-Galindo (Eds.), Negotiating Local and Global Perspectives on Scientific Practice (pp. 61-74). New York: Routledge 

Kiper, J. (2021). An obstacle to decolonizing Europe: White nationalism and its Cooption of Serbian Propaganda. Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 112-122.

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2021). The roots of intergroup conflict and the co-option of the religious system: An evolutionary perspective on religious terrorism. In J. Liddie & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Religion (pp. 265-281). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

 

Kiper, J., Gwon, Y., & Wilson, R.A. (2020) How propaganda works: Nationalism, revenge and empathy in Serbia. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 20, 403-430. 

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2020). The Systemics of Violent Religious Nationalism: A Case Study of the Yugoslav Wars. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 14(1), 45-70.

Wilson, R.A., & Kiper, J. (2020). Incitement in an Era of Populism: Risk Analysis in Brandenburg. Law and Public Affairs, 5(2), 57-121.

Kiper, J. (2019). How Dangerous Propaganda Works. In P. Dojčinović (Ed.), Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality (pp. 217-236). New York: Routledge.  

Kiper, J. (2019). Cultivating Peace in the Heart of the Balkans. Sapiens - Anthropology /Everything Human. 22 February 2019.  

Kiper, J., & DiVietro, S. (2018). When and When not to Forgive. In S. DiVietro & J. Kiper (Eds.), Perspectives on Forgiveness: Contrasting Approaches to Concepts of Forgiveness and Revenge (pp. vii-xxv). The Netherlands: Brill.

DiVietro, S., & Kiper, J. (2018). Revenge and Forgiveness in domestic violence intervention. In S. DiVietro & J. Kiper (Eds.), Perspectives on Forgiveness: Contrasting Approaches to Concepts of Forgiveness and Revenge (pp. 77-116). The Netherlands: Brill.

Sosis, R., & Kiper, J. (2018). Sacred versus secular values: Cognitive and evolutionary sciences of religion and religious freedom. In T.S. Shah (Ed.), Homo Religiosis? Exploring the Roots of Religion and Religious Freedom in Human Experience (pp. 89-119).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2017). The Logic and location of strong reciprocity: Anthropological and philosophical considerations. In M. Li & D. Tracer (Ed.), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Fairness, Equity and Justice (pp. 107-128). New York: Springer. 

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2016). The Roots of intergroup conflict and the co-option of the religious system: An evolutionary perspective on religious terrorism. In J. Liddie and T. Shackelford (Eds.), Oxford Handbooks Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2016). Shaking the tyrant’s bloody robe: Evolutionary perspectives on intergroup conflict, religion, and ethnic violence. Politics and Life Sciences, 35(1), 27-40. 

Kiper, J., & Sosis, R. (2016). Why terrorism terrifies us. In M. Taylor (Ed.), Evolutionary Psychology and Terrorism: New Perspectives on Political Violence (pp. 102-123). New York: Routledge. 

Purzycki, B., Kiper, J., Shaver, J., Finkel, D., & Sosis, R. Religion. (2015). In R.A. Scott & M. Stephens (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 1-16). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Kiper, J. (2015). War propaganda, war crimes, and post-conflict justice in Serbia: An ethnographic account. The International Journal of Human Rights, 19(5), 572-591.

Kiper, J. (2015). Toward an anthropology of war propaganda. Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 38(1), 129-146.

Kiper, S., & Sosis, R. (2014). Moral intuitions and the religious system: An adaptationist account. Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences, 1(2), 172-199.

Sosis, R., & Kiper, J. (2014). Religion is more than belief: What evolutionary theories of religion tell us about religious commitments. In M. Bergmann & P. Kain (eds.), Challenges to Religion and Morality: Disagreements and Evolution (pp. 256-276). New York: Oxford University Press.

Kiper, J. (2013). Why anthropology remains integral to cognitive science. Topics in Cognitive Science – Journal of the Cognitive Science Society, 6(1), 151-152.

Kiper, J. (2012). Do human rights have religious foundations? Religion and Human Rights,7(2), 109-131.

Kiper, J. (2011). Henry Shue on basic rights: A Defense. Human Rights Review, 12(4), 505-514.  

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