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Don’t Blame Me; I’m a Meat Robot.

Series
Mind Matters
Guest
Michael Egnor
Duration
00:32:06
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Methodological naturalism invariably draws certain conclusions. One of these notions is that we have no free will, and therefore, no culpability. We are essentially puppets hanging from genetic strings. Dr. Michael Egnor and Dr. Joshua Farris discuss this erroneous idea, as well as other failing conclusions created by ideological science.

Show Notes

  • 00:06 | Introducing Dr. Joshua Farris
  • 00:24 | Is a Belief in God Compatible with the Practice of Science?
  • 02:51 | The free-willing self?
  • 09:11 | Can One Prove God’s Existence Scientifically?
  • 12:16 | The Definition of Science
  • 21:10 | The Prime Mover Argument

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Michael Egnor

Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Michael R. Egnor, MD, is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at State University of New York, Stony Brook, has served as the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and is an award-winning brain surgeon. He was named one of New York’s best doctors by the New York Magazine in 2005. He received his medical education at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His research on hydrocephalus has been published in journals including Journal of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Research. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Hydrocephalus Association in the United States and has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Europe.
Tags
Boethius
consciousness
Definition of Science
Free Will
Joshua Farris
Michael Egnor
science
The Prime Mover Argument
Thomas Aquainas on free will
Thomas Aquinas