Biology and rationality. The distinctive character of the human body [Book Review]

Scientia et Fides 6 (2):183-189 (2018)
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Abstract

Which are the distinctive parts of the human body that help us to identify it as a physical element diverse from the rest of the world? Are they simply functional elements, or do they refer to another dimension that goes beyond instrumentality? These are the questions posed in the book “Biology and Rationality: The Distinctive Character of the Human Body” by José Ángel Lombo and José Manuel Giménez Amaya. From a philosophical point of view, the authors seek to clarify these issues by offering an interdisciplinary conceptual framework always referred to the unity of the human person.

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Martin Montoya
Universidad de Navarra

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