Neuroscience and the Soul

  title={Neuroscience and the Soul},
  author={M. Farah and N. Murphy},
  pages={1168 - 1168}
  • M. Farah, N. Murphy
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Philosophy
  • Science
  • Science and religion have had a long relationship, by turns collegial and adversarial. In the 17th century Galileo ran afoul of the Church's geocentrism, and in the 19th century Darwin challenged the biblical account of creation. The breaches that open at such times often close again, as religions determine that the doctrine in question is not an essential part of faith. This is precisely what happened with geocentrism and, outside of certain American fundamentalist Christian sects, evolution… CONTINUE READING

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