#8: What is the Soul, and Why Should We Care? (Part 2)
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JP and Stan continue their conversation on the nature of the soul, the many implications of us being a soul, and objections to substance dualism. In this podcast we discuss: Ethical decision making in light of substance dualism Why the soul is the only grounding for our intrinsic value The centrality of substance dualism to ethical issues at the beginning, during, and end of life Contemporary conversations around the question, “What are we?” Why the soul is needed to make the body valuable What happens when the body and soul are separated at death How horror genres often assume substance dualism Substance dualism and Darwinism Objections to substance dualism Resources mentioned during our conversation: JP Moreland and Scott B. Rae, Body & Soul: Human Nature the Crisis in Ethics JP Moreland, The Recalcitrant Imago Dei: Human Persons and the Failure of Naturalism Thomas Nagel, Mind & Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False Etienne Gilson, From Aristotle to Darwin and Back Again: A Journey in Final Causality, Species, and Evolution John W. Cooper, Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting: Biblical Anthropology and the Monism-Dualism Debate Stan W. Wallace, “What Are We? The Three Answers Underlying Many Spiritual, Moral, and Political Disagreements”
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