El desafío antropológico de las neurociencias. Neurociencia, filosofía y teología

Rivista di Scienze dell'Educazione 53 (3):383-400 (2015)
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Abstract

The author brings out three interpretations of the relationship between neuroscience, philosophy and theology. Then he presents the character of neuroscience in contrast with biology and psycholo- gy. Critical consideration is given to different currents of neuroscience on the central theme of the relationship brain-mind, soul-body and the reductionism of body alone. He opts for the Thomistic view which holds that the spiritual soul is essentially linked to the body, making it the identity of the human person. Finally, he analyses the relationship between neuroscience, philosophy and Christian Faith, concluding with some key meeting points between anthropology and neuroscience.

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Juan José Sanguineti
Pontifical University Of The Holy Cross

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