Review of Metaphysics 55 (1):151-152 (2001)

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Paul Copan
Marquette University (PhD)
Abstract
What do Jerusalem and Athens have to do with the Mayo Clinic? Biola University professors Moreland and Rae show us the intrinsic connection between substance dualism and the ethics of personhood. Far too often, “science” or “medicine” makes pronouncements on the status of this or that individual’s personhood, and it simply has no business doing so. This, Moreland and Rae argue, is the domain of theology and philosophy—however helpful science might be in giving insight to how physical systems function. Scholar and student alike will profit from their insights, and this book would make an excellent textbook for classes in applied or medical ethics and certain metaphysics courses.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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