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Neuroscience , the Person and God : An Emergentist Account

  title={Neuroscience , the Person and God : An Emergentist Account},
  author={R. Russell and Nancey C. Murphy and T. C. Meyering and M. Arbib},
Strong forms of dualism and eliminative materialism block any significant dialogue between the neurosciences and theology. The present article thus challenges the “Sufficiency 1 Thesis,” according to which neuroscientific explanations will finally be sufficient to fully explain human behavior. It then explores the various ways in which neuroscientific results and theological interpretations contribute to an overall theory of the person. Supervenience theories, which hold that mental events are… Expand
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