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. Francis J. Beckwith — Taking Rites Seriously?: How Courts and Scholars Diminish Religious Belief

Dr. Francis J. Beckwith, Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University, delivers his talk entitled “Taking Rites Seriously?: How Courts and Legal Scholars Diminish Religious Belief.”  Dr. Beckwith’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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