Neuroscience and the Soul Interview
- Date: 07/24/2013
- Occasion: Biola University's Center for Christian Thought Spring 2013 interview.
- Media Type: Streaming Video
- Audience: Advanced, Intermediate
- Kingdom Categories: Life of the Mind
In this brief interview, I comment on the existence of the soul, the nature of consciousness, and the relevance of neuroscience to questions about human nature, spirituality, life after death, and mental life. It is a handy paraphrase of much of my work and perspective in philosophy of mind and metaphysics for the last twenty-five years.
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- It will strengthen awareness of work being done by Christian scholars that study neuroscience and the soul.
- It paraphrases many of J.P.'s recent work on this topic as published in Consciousness and the Existence of God and The Recalcitrant imago Dei.
- It offers direct acquaintance of some of the philosophical work being done at Biola University's Center for Christian Thought.