Manuel Pelegrina

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Manuel PelegrinaManuel Pelegrina del Río, born in 1952, teaches Psychobiology and Methodology of Behavioral Science in the Faculty of Psychology (University of Málaga, Spain). He graduated in Psychology in the University of Barcelona in 1983 and he got his PhD in 1988. He taught both in the University of Barcelona and the Ramon Llull University -also in Barcelona- before moving to Málaga. He’s especially interested in cognitive processes, a field in which he has done extensive research.

Some of his published works are:

Procesos de comprensión y esquemas de conocimiento: Adquisición, desarrollo y organización en el niño. Universidad de Barcelona. Barcelona, 1988.
Nuevas perspectivas metodológicas en procesos perceptuales y cognición. With Francesc Salvador Beltran and Marcos Ruiz Soler. Promociones y Publicaciones Universitaria. Barcelona, 1988.
El mètode Científic en Psicología. With Francesc Salvador Beltran y Marcos Ruiz Soler. Enciclopedia Catalana and Universitat Ramon Llul. Barcelona, 1993.
La investigación experimental en psicología. Fundamentos científicos y técnicas. Editorial Aljibe. Archidona (Málaga), 1999.

This author’s articles by subject:

About God

“Science has been built by being belligerent towards the concept of God”

God
What is free will?

“We have to do what we can to experience the feeling of freedom”

Free will
Is there an external reality?

“We can say that an external reality exists because it is useful for us”

External Reality
What is knowledge?

“It makes no sense to refer to knowledge as true or false”

Knowledge
What can we know?

Knowledge in principle has no limits

Knowledge
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