Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Neuroscience and the Soul

The River Raisin, in my backyard

See J.P. Moreland's "A Brief Reflection on Neuroscience and the Soul" for J.P.'s understanding of the current state of the biblical-theological discussion, the resources to look at, and some of the principle players (e.g., William Hasker and Richard Swinburne are theistic philosophers who are dualists, and John Eccles, Jeffrey Schwartz, and Mario Beauregard are neuroscientists who are dualists.

Substance dualism: "mind" is irreducible to the physical brain.