Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Post-Cartesian Theology

I am still a Cartesian.  At least sort of.  I haven't bought into the entire body/mind integration argument yet, but I am more and more compelled to the hard interconnections and attendent mutual limitations the brain/mind/soul place on each other what ever the method of interaction.

Richard Beck's writings on weak-volitionalism, thanatocentrism and moral luck have been very compelling to me.  In his most recent post, he reviews a graduate seminar presentation he recently gave that concluding with the following slide:

I'm curious as to how the audience reacted.  But I'm compelled to agree!

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