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Does Neuroscience Leave Room for Free Choice?

May 27 at 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Does Neuroscience Leave Room for Free Choice?

Daniel De Haan
University of Oxford

27 May 2019, 9:00 pm
Colégio de São Tomás – Quinta das Conchas

Language: English

Has recent neuroscience disproven the existence of human free choice? Dr. Daniel De Haan addresses the this question in a talk given to the Lisbon Chapter of the Angelicum Thomistic Institute.

Daniel De Haan is a Research Fellow in Natural Theology at the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion and the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford he was a postdoctoral fellow working on the neuroscience strand of the Templeton World Charity Foundation’s Theology, Philosophy of Religion, and the Sciences project at the University of Cambridge. He has a doctorate in philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven and University of St Thomas in Texas. His research focuses on philosophical anthropology and the sciences, natural theology, and the thought of Thomas Aquinas.

 

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Feb 21
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