Pat Flynn and Jim Madden press Behe with objections — some philosophic, others scientific — to see how well his position stands up to scrutiny.
Materialists argue that dualism of mind and brain is not possible because of causal closure — by which they mean that all physical effects have physical causes.
Egnor: “Do you want me to explain Thomistic dualism to you?…David, do you not know how St. Thomas explained intentionality?” Papineau: “Uh, no.”
Pat Flynn and Stephen Meyer also discuss the beginning of the universe and the fine-tuning of the cosmos for life.
The widely accepted heritability of IQ — between 57 percent and 80 percent in twin studies — is strong evidence for the materiality of the intellect.