Responding to N.T. Wright's Rejection of the Soul

  title={Responding to N.T. Wright's Rejection of the Soul},
  author={Brandon L. Rickabaugh},
  journal={The Heythrop Journal},
At a 2011 meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers, N. T. Wright offered four reasons for rejecting the existence of soul. This was surprising, as many Christian philosophers had previously taken Wright’s defense of a disembodied intermediate state as a defense of a substance dualist view of the soul. In this paper, I offer responses to each of Wright’s objections, demonstrating that Wright’s arguments fail to undermine substance dualism. In so doing, I expose how popular arguments… Expand
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