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There are scientists who believe that the mind is wholly material. But this position leaves many important neurological questions unanswered. Scientific and religious arguments both indicate that mind, soul and life in general, are likely irreducible to a purely biological explanation.

The Biological Interface of the Brain and the Soul

The Biological Interface of the Brain and the Soul

Can the material brain come to life without a metaphysical soul?

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The Biological Interface of the Brain and the Soul : Can the material brain come to life without a metaphysical soul?

There are scientists who believe that the mind is wholly material. But this position leaves many important neurological questions unanswered. Scientific and religious arguments both indicate that mind, soul and life in general, are likely irreducible to a purely biological explanation.
Mind, Torah & Science, Brain, Soul
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Steinberg is a senior pediatric neurologist and Chief of Internal Medicine B at Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem. He is Professor of Medicine at the Hebrew University where he directs the Center for Medical Ethics. He is the author of many books and articles on Jewish medical ethics, general medical ethics, the history of medicine and pediatric neurology. In 1999 he was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize for his multi volume “Encyclopedia of Medicine and Halacha.”
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Rachel Laila Geneva Switzerland February 5, 2014

lousy camera work so annoying that the slides were not taped as well , otherwise great speech

thank you !! Reply

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