Science & Faith Panel: Are We Machines? Has Modern Science Left Room for Personhood?

In this Panel Discussion, composed of Franciscan University Faculty, two opposing views are about the nature of man are presented. Are we mere biological machines? Or are we something more?

Presenting the secular materialist view will be:

Dr. Ed Kovach, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Dr. Dan Kuebler, Professor of Biology

Presenting the Catholic view will be:

Dr. Paul Symington, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Mike Sirilla, Associate Professor of Theology

This Panel Discussion was part of the Science and Faith Lecture Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Paul Symington — A Response to “Must Morality Be Grounded in God?”

Dr. Paul Symington, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, responds to Dr. John Rist’s keynote address “Must Morality Be Grounded in God?” at the 2013 Annual Conference on Christian Philosophy, hosted by Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the original talk here: Must Morality Be Grounded in God?

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