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Egnor Uprising: A Neurosurgon Takes on Materialism


On a new episode of ID the Future we hear a neurosurgeon’s take on materialist philosophical views of the mind. One currently common view, eliminative materialism, says there is nothing to the mind except what goes on in the brain. But brain studies involving both imaging and surgery deliver an emphatic rebuttal. The evidence, Egnor says, strongly suggests there’s more to the human mind than the physical, material brain alone can explain. Download the episode or listen to it here.

His discussion is drawn from bonus material accompanying the new, thought-provoking Science Uprising series of short videos on science, materialism, and intelligent design. Find the series at the Science Uprising website.

Photo: Michael Egnor at the launch of Discovery Institute’s Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence, by Nathan Jacobson.