The brain and the soul

Here is an interesting First Things ‘On the Square’ article on the contemporary neuroscience and the soul.  It basically argues that contemporary neuroscience (the increasing appreciation for the organization and patterns of neural activity) actually seems to confirm an Aristotelian understanding of the soul (the immaterial form of the matter, the principle of organization of matter).

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About Kleiner

Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. I teach across the curriculum, but am most interested in continental philosophy, ancient and medieval philosophy as well as Catholic thought, all of which might be summed up as an interest in the ressourcement tradition (returning in order to make progress). I also enjoy spending time thinking about liberal education and its ends.

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