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1. Neuroscience Topic: Implications Of A Nonreductive Physicalist View
those earlier nonreductive physicalist accounts of human nature, as many Christian theologians have urged throughout this century. If a nonreductive physicalist view of the person is acceptable theologically and biblically, as well as
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2. General Term: Physicalist
Physicalist Physicalist - the metaphysical position that the universe is explicable in terms of the components of matter and energy that it contains. It is a more comprehensive term than materialism because it includes energy as
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3. Divine Action Topic: Murphy, Nancey. “Supervenience and the Downward Ef...
the Mental: A Nonreductive Physicalist Account of Human Action." In “Supervenience and the Downward Efficacy of the Mental: A Nonreductive Physicalist Account of Human Action,” Nancey Murphy sets out to answer the question: If
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4. Ecology Topic: The Physicalist Thesis
The Physicalist Thesis So this is the physicalist's thesis: The organization and special functions of the nervous system interacting with the body as a whole and also with the environment produce what we call mental functions. 
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5. Neuroscience Topic: The Physicalist Thesis
The Physicalist Thesis So this is the physicalist's thesis: The organization and special functions of the nervous system interacting with the body as a whole and also with the environment produce what we call mental functions.
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6. Neuroscience Topic: Introduction
behavior. Within the physicalist camp there is another important distinction between reductionist and nonreductionist views. Thus, we can distinguish between "reductive physicalism " and "nonreductive physicalism." The
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7. Neuroscience Topic: Neuroscience & the Soul: Topic Index
us towards a reductive physicalist account of the human. In addition, we will consider whether a nonreductive physicalist account of the person is in conflict with essential Christian (and Jewish) teachings. To this end, we will examine
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8. Neuroscience Topic: Is Behavior Determined, or are we Free?
been a reductive physicalist account, which seems to imply determinism . Therefore, it is important in theological discussions to distinguish between reductive and nonreductive versions of physicalism. To see the difference, consider a
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9. Neuroscience Topic: Getting Mind Out of Meat - Introduction
A Non-Reductive Physicalist Account of Human Nature Nancey Murphy Fuller Seminary Now, I understand that when you give a public lecture you're supposed to start with a joke to get people's
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10. Subject Home: Philosophy
Of a Nonreductive Physicalist View of Human Nature Critical Realism in Science and Religion The Physicalist Thesis What Does it Mean to be
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