Tag: Cartesian dualism
Kenneth Miller on Consciousness and Evolution
Despite Miller’s claims, neither human reason nor free will evolved because neither is generated by material processes.
Do Physicalists Believe in Black Holes?
A materialist view of reality leaves out much of reality (love, reason, mercy, truth, etc.) so skittish materialists often call themselves “physicalists.”
“Emergence” and the Soul
Emergence, as a perceptual surprise, can’t explain the mind because emergence presupposes the mind.
The Craniopagus Twins and Thomistic Dualism
Krista and Tatiana Hogan provide a remarkable opportunity to deepen our understanding of the human mind.
What Is Matter? The Materialist Perspective
Materialism isn’t really a metaphysical theory. It’s just a mistake. It’s a woefully inadequate understanding of nature.