Can Materialism Explain Abstract Thought?

Neuroscientist, Michael Egnor, weighs in on some of the problems with explaining abstract thought by material means. He explains the contradictions that result from saying the mind arrises through complex neural activity. Can Materialism Explain Abstract Thought?

Is Consciousness an Illusion? Sharon Dirckx vs. Daniel Dennett

I’ve been reading Am I Just My Brain by Sharon Dirckx. Dr. Sharon Dirckx holds a Ph.D. in brain imaging from the University of Cambridge and has held a research position at Oxford. She’s an expert on the brain and yet, she doesn’t believe religion is something that can be explained away by neuroscience. SomethingContinue reading “Is Consciousness an Illusion? Sharon Dirckx vs. Daniel Dennett”

Materialism Subverts Itself

Edward Feser, a Christian Philosopher I admire greatly, writes about how modern materialists subvert themselves and end up with conclusions that they would not have approved at the outset of their endeavor. Materialism Subverts Itself | Ed Feser If you benefit from Help Me Believe, consider supporting our ministry by clicking “Become a Patron.”

How We Know the Human Soul is Immortal

Dr. Dennis Bonnette explains some philosophical arguments for the immortality of the human soul. He responds to counter arguments and provides a good explanation of the Aristotelian-Thomistic view of hylomorphism. How We Know the Human Soul is Immortal | Dr. Dennis Bonnette If you benefit from Help Me Believe, consider supporting our ministry for asContinue reading “How We Know the Human Soul is Immortal”